Charles Co. Officers Recover Loaded Firearm After Responding to Dispute


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DATE: September 14, 2021

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On September 11 at 3:30 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot of a business in the 10100 block of Berry Road in Waldorf for the report of a dispute involving a group of people in which at least one person was holding a firearm. When officers arrived, they were able to quickly de-escalate the situation and recover a firearm that had been placed in the suspect’s car as officers pulled into the lot. A preliminary investigation revealed the suspect went to the business to confront an employee about a work-place issue involving his family member. A dispute occurred at which time the employee went to his car and the suspect and his affiliates followed. Once outside, the suspect produced a firearm and threatened the employee. Witnesses called the police. Gregory Eugene Lawrence, Jr., 46, of Brandywine, was arrested and charged with first-degree assault, second-degree assault, and carrying a loaded handgun among other charges. Officer Baxley is continuing the investigation.

Gregory Eugene Lawrence

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2A rights he feared for his life as many followed him to prolly beat him down but he should have not went back to confront anyone for talking about his mama and I bet that no one really dint du nuffin