(Camden, NJ) – Camden County Police Department detectives working as part of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force tracked down and arrested a suspect wanted for attempted murder Saturday who was armed with a handgun and in possession of drugs.
Just after 1 a.m. Saturday, Detective Brian Razzi and other members of the Marshals Task Force observed Rashon Warrington, 23, of Pine Hill, at a residence on the 1100 block of Chase Street. Warrington was wanted on multiple outstanding warrants stemming from a shooting on June 21.
Detective Razzi and other members of the task force approached the home and were able to place him under arrest without incident. Warrington was found to be in possession of a 9mm Llama Parabellum handgun along with a quantity of crack cocaine and drug packaging materials.
In addition to his outstanding charges for Criminal Attempt-Murder, Unlawful Possession of a Weapon and Possession of a Weapon for an Unlawful Purpose from the June 21 incident, Warrington was charged with Possession of a Weapon, Possession of a CDS and Possession of a CDS With Intent to Distribute from this incident. He was remanded to the Camden County Jail with bail set at $500,000 cash or bond.
From the launch of the Camden County Police Department on May 1, 2013, through Sunday, Aug. 16, officers responded to 4,480 calls for a person or persons with a gun – making 526 arrests and recovering 507 illegal guns.
“I’m proud of our officers, detectives and members of the Fugitive Task Force for working together to track down this dangerous suspect and for relying on their training to apprehend him without incident,” said Deputy Chief Joseph L. Williams.