Friday, September 11, 2015

Press Release -- Assault

SUSPECT CAPTURED: On September 24, 2015, suspect Tyreke Delante Butler of Lexington Park, was taken into custody without incident in Atlanta Georgia by members of the US Marshal Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and the South Eastern Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Butler was wanted by the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on an open arrest warrant charging him with Attempted First Degree Murder following a shooting on September 11, 2015, in Lexington Park. 

ORIGINAL RELEASE: On September 11, 2015, at 11:13 a.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies responded to the area of Far Cry Road in Lexington Park for a report of an assault in progress. Upon arrival, deputies located an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was transported via Maryland State Police Helicopter “Trooper 2” to a local area trauma center where he is continuing to receive medical treatment. Detectives and Crime Lab personnel from the Criminal Investigations Division (CID) responded to the scene and assumed the investigation, ultimately developing Tyreke Delante Butler, 24, of Lexington Park as a suspect. Butler was not located on scene and his whereabouts are currently unknown.

Butler is described as a black male approximately 5’11” and 205 lbs. He is considered ARMED and DANGEROUS. DO NOT APPROACH. If seen CALL 911 IMMEDIATELY.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Detective Cory Ellis at 301-475-4200 ext. 9125 or CRIME SOLVERS at 301-475-3333. Tipsters can also text their tips in to “TIP239” plus your message to “CRIMES” (274637). Callers and tipsters do not have to leave a name, just the information. If the information leads to an arrest and conviction, the caller/tipster may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000.