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Baltimore Police arrest 15 violent crime suspects, including two of its top five most wanted

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Posted at 10:32 AM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-17 13:17:24-05

BALTIMORE — Baltimore Police Department have arrested two more of its top 5 most wanted violent offenders.

The first offender, 41-year-old Lenny Epps, was wanted for the January 3rd double shooting and murder of 17-year-old Alissa Taylor that occurred in the 600 block of Lakewood Avenue.

An arrest warrant was issued for Epps on January 27 and BPD ended up charging him with her murder sometime after that.

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Epps was arrested on February 7 without incident.

The second offender, 20-year-old Jayson Brown, was wanted for the January 8 murder of 34-year-old Marvin Dessaure that happened in the 1800 block of Aisquith Street.

Brown was arrested on February 10th without incident.

Epps and Brown are now in Central Booking awaiting trial.

BPD also announced the arrests of 15 violent crime suspects, which included Epps and Brown.

Eight suspects were arrested for murder, seven suspects were arrested for an attempted murder, resulting in seven non-fatal shootings.

Of the 15 violent crime suspects, six of the suspects are Repeat Violent Offenders.

The incidents and the suspects arrested include:

  • 43 year-old Michael Joseph was arrested for killing 24 year-old Kamiri Ivery-Williams on February 12, 2021 in the 100 block of Baltic Avenue.
  • 38 year-old Eddie Buckley was arrested for the shooting that occurred on February 5, 2021 in the 2000 block of Wheeler Avenue.
  • 30 year-old Major Kinchein was arrested for killing 30 year-old Breonna Rogers on January 19, 2021 in the 3100 block of Swann Drive.
  • 35 year-old Lamont Dudley Jr was arrested for the shooting that occurred on January 17, 2021 in the 1000 block of South Carey Street.
  • 48 year-old Gerrod Maddox was arrested for the shooting that occurred on January 13, 2021 in the 3100 block of Oakfield Avenue.
  • 20 year-old Jamil Gyant was arrested for the shooting that occurred on December 13, 2020 in the 1800 block of North Mount Street.
  • 23 year-old Donte Oakley was arrested for the shooting that occurred on November 28, 2020 in the 4100 block of Pennington Avenue.
  • 35 year-old Tovarren Scott was arrested for killing 48 year-old Moses Rush Jr. on July 16, 2020, in the 1600 block of Laurens Street.
  • 34 year-old Donnelle Griffin was arrested for the shooting that occurred on May 11, 2020 in the 1800 block of North Mount Street.
  • 48 year-old Aaron Butler, 46 year-old Donta Holdclaw, and 32 year-old Elease Frazier were arrested in reference to the shooting death of 32 Taylor Jordan, that occurred on November 5, 2019 in the 4600 Clifton Avenue.
  • 20 year-old Lashae Brown was arrested for the shooting that occurred on November 5, 2019 in the 6800 block of Eastern Avenue.