Cleveland, OH – This afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals
Service, Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested D’Lawrence
Scott, 19, and Lawrence Scott Jr., 56. D’Lawrence Scott was wanted for
aggravated murder by the Akron Police Department and Lawrence Scott Jr.
was want for obstruction of justice in reference to the same homicide.
It is alleged that on May 24, D’Lawrence Scott got into a verbal
altercation with a female associate at an address near the 1000 block of
Biruta Street in Akron. The altercation turned physical, and a
15-year-old male stepped in at the defense of the female. D’Lawrence
Scott retreated to a car parked outside the residence and retrieved a
firearm. Scott then proceeded back to the residence and shot and killed
the 15-year-old male. D’Lawrence Scotts’ father, Lawrence Scott Jr. was
allegedly the get-away driver after the homicide occurred.
afternoon, members of the NOVFTF arrested both Scott’s in a vehicle near
the intersection of E.79th and Kinsman Rd. in Cleveland. Task force
members witnessed both males leave a residence on E. 147th Street and
followed them to the E. 79th and Kinsman Rd. area where task force
members ultimately arrested both males, the younger Scott was found
hiding in the backseat of the car.
U.S. Marshal Pete Elliott
stated, “The US Marshals Service has a strong partnership with the Akron
Police Department. Today, that strong partnership resulted in the arrest
of two dangerous fugitives and hopefully some justice for the
Anyone with information concerning any
wanted fugitive can contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task
Force at 1-866-4WANTED (1-866-492-6833),
or you can send a web tip. Reward
money is available and tipsters may remain anonymous.
Akron Division consists of the following federal, state and local
agencies: Akron Police Department, Barberton Police Department, Bath
Township Police Department, Copley Township Police Department, Cuyahoga
Falls Police Department, Hudson Police Department, Kent Police
Department, New Franklin Police Department, Norton Police Department,
Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Portage County Sheriff’s Office,
Reminderville Police Department, Summit County Sheriff’s Office,
Tallmadge Police Department, United States Marshals Service, United
States Secret Service, University of Akron Police Department, Wayne
County Court of Common Pleas.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found
First Federal Law Enforcement Agency