Walter Harrison Nelson Jr.
Walter Harrison Nelson Jr.
Walter Harrison Nelson Jr.

LEXINGTON PARK, Md. – The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office arrested Walter Harrison Nelson Jr., age 55 of Lexington Park, on warrants on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, from a shooting incident earlier this month.

Nelson was charged with:

-First-Degree Assault

-Second-Degree Assault

-Firearm use/Fel-Violent Crime

-Firearm Possession with Felony Conviction

-Illegal Possession of Ammo

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  1. He seems a little old to get into this “under 30” violence. I wonder if there were any prior charges that might have helped the correction system identify and detain a problem?
    We all waste a lot of tax money on what seems to be a catch, release, repeat service that does nothing to actually keep us safe.

  2. Sierra Hotel LEO’s. With these charges what did the Court Commissioner do? Is the accused out of jail? This is a perfect example of someone who should be held on “No Bail”. With the prior felony conviction, the Prosecutor shouldn’t plea-bargain. The Judge should ensure a fair trial. When/if the accused is convicted, the sentence should reflect the Judges commitment to protect the law-abiding citizens.

  3. I could be wrong but I think these guys think they probably won’t be caught if they shoot someone.

    This is almost never true. They are almost always caught in Southern Maryland.

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