St. Mary's Co. Youth Gun Violence Task Force Arrests

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On July 24, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force located William Shawn Carter, age 46 of no fixed address, in the 21800 block of North Shangri La Drive in Lexington Park. Carter had an outstanding warrant for his arrest for the following charges:

CDS: Possession of Firearms

Regulated Firearm: Illegal Possession

Regulated Firearm: Stolen/Sell


When Carter was taken into custody suspected cocaine and fentanyl and a CDS smoking device were located on his person as well as a backpack containing numerous grocery items, later determined to have been stolen. Carter was transported to the St. Mary’s County Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Leonardtown and served the outstanding warrant and additionally charged with CDS: Possession-Not Marijuana, CDS: Possession-Paraphernalia and Theft.

William Shawn Carter​

On July 28, 2021, members of the Youth Gun Violence Task Force located Jeremiah Lee Logan Jr., age 19 of Lexington Park, in the 46600 block of Yorktown Road in Lexington Park. Logan had an outstanding warrant for his arrest and was taken into custody. The warrant was served on Logan charging him with the following:

Handgun on Person

Loaded Handgun on Person

Reckless Endangerment

Jeremiah Lee Logan Jr.​

Anyone with information on gun violence in St. Mary’s County is asked to contact (301) 475-4200 extension 78087 or by email at

The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Youth Gun Violence Task Force is a collaborative effort with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Maryland State Police (MSP) and the State’s Attorney’s Office for St. Mary’s County to ensure the safety and security of all residents, through the arrest and prosecution of those seeking to do harm unto others through gun violence.


Citizens may remain anonymous and contact Crime Solvers at (301) 475-3333, or text a tip to “TIP239” plus their message to “CRIMES” (274637). Through the Crime Solvers Program tipsters are eligible for an award of up to $1,000 for information about a crime in St. Mary’s County that leads to an arrest or indictment.

For official news and information, follow the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office on Twitter @firstsheriff.

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