DATE: December 2, 2021
CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658
On November 29, officers from the Charles County Sheriff’s Office and the U.S. Marshals Service located Ezra Charles Calloway, Jr., 41, of Suitland who had a warrant for his arrest in connection with an attempted murder and assault case that occurred in La Plata. The assault occurred on November 21 at 5:53 a.m. in the 9500 block of Crain Highway in La Plata where officers responded for the report of an assault in progress. When officers arrived, they found the victim with severe injuries. He was transported to a hospital and treated. The suspect had already fled. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect walked into a building and started punching the victim multiple times. During the assault, the suspect repeatedly said he was going to kill the victim. Officers identified the suspect and obtained a warrant. Calloway was located in Washington, D.C. and is being detained in jail until he is extradited to Maryland. Anyone with additional information about this case is asked to call Cpl. C. Smith at 301-932-2222. Tipsters wishing to remain anonymous may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. Tips can also be submitted online at www.charlescountycrimesolvers.com or by using the P3Intel mobile app. The investigation is ongoing.