Washington – U.S. Marshals in Georgia today arrested a Maryland
man suspected of a murder in connection with an armed robbery in
Waldorf, Maryland, Oct. 1.
Members of the Southeast Regional
Fugitive Task Force (SERFTF) took Gregory DeShawn Collins Jr., 22, into
custody shortly after 3 p.m. at a residence in Hinesville, Georgia.
Collins is a suspect in the murder of Lynn Marie Maher, 49, of White
Plains. Maher was a clerk at the 7-Eleven on Middletown Road.
Charles County Sheriffs announced Collins as a suspect on Oct. 16 and
obtained a warrant for his arrest. A reward of up to $42,500 was being
offered for information leading to his arrest and indictment.
U.S. Marshals Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force adopted the
warrant and worked with their partners at the Great Lakes Regional
Fugitive Task Force and the SERFTF, eventually developing information
that placed Collins in Georgia. They sent a lead to the SERFTF, who
located Collins and made the arrest without incident.
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