Charles Dion Jones

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. – The Office of the Sheriff’s Warrant/Fugitive Division reported the arrest of Charles Dion Jones on August 28, 2020, on a warrant for Felony Firearm/Drug Trafficking Crime obtained by County Police on July 22, 2020.

According to the warrant, on July 15th while on patrol in the area of 50 Watkins Park Dr., police observed several individuals loitering and drinking alcohol next to a bus stop. Jones was observed taking a photo with a large amount of money in his hand. When officers approached, Jones fled immediately, eluding the officers but dropping a bag containing identification, a gun and a felony-level quantity of drugs packaged for sale.

On August 28th, deputies’ investigation led them to an address in the 12000 Block of Whiteholm Dr, in Upper Marlboro, MD. Knocking upon arrival, the resident who answered the door allowed them to enter where Jones was identified. Deputies served Jones the warrant, placed him into custody, and transported him safely to the Prince George’s County Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro, MD, without incident.

Jones is also charged with Possession of a Controlled Dangerous Substance, Possession of an Illegal Firearm, 2 counts of Transporting a Loaded Handgun and Possession of CDS Marijuana over 10 Grams.

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