Sunday, July 26, 2015

WANTED for MURDER - Alan Michael Rangel

UPDATE 7-26-15: Detectives have obtained an arrest warrant for ALAN MICHAEL RANGEL, age 21, of NO FIXED ADDRESS, for the July 25th shooting on Lavender Lane in Mechanicsville, which resulted in the death of Cody Lacey.  

The warrant charges RANGEL with First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Reckless Endangerment, and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony/Crime of Violence.

RANGEL is African-American, 5'09" in height, and weighs 202 pounds.

This investigation is ongoing. Additional information will continue to be released as it is developed. 

Anyone with information regarding Rangel's whereabouts is asked to call Detective Melissa Hulse at 301.475.4200 x1996 or email at, or Criminal Investigations Division Supervisor Lieutenant Russ Trow at 301.481.7694. 

Callers may also call CRIME SOLVERS at 301.475.3333 or TEXT a TIP to "TIP239" plus your message to "CRIMES" (274637). Calls to CRIME SOLVERS are NOT RECORDED and callers can remain ANONYMOUS. St. Mary's County CRIME SOLVERS offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information about a crime that leads to an arrest or indictment.   

If you see RANGEL, DO NOT APPROACH him and CALL 911 immediately. 

For all MEDIA INQUIRIES call Sergeant Cara Grumbles, Public Information Officer, at 240.577.0581(cell), 301.475.4200 x1997(desk), or  email