Second phase of MSP Fugitive Warrant Effort results in over 100 arrests in Wicomico and Dorchester Counties

From left to right: Conquest, Lipscomb, Purnell

SALISBURY, Md. – Maryland State Police teamed up with law enforcement agencies in Wicomico and Dorchester Counties as part of a continued effort to reduce the number of active fugitive warrants on the lower Eastern Shore.

“Operation: On The Lam[b]” was organized in an attempt to apprehend suspects with open arrest warrants issued through Maryland State Police, Salisbury Police Department, Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office, Delmar Police Department, Fruitland Police Department, Cambridge Police Department, Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office, and Worcester County Sheriff’s Office.

This initiative was a follow up to “Operation: Hide and Seek”, which was conducted back on February 20th and led to 41 arrests. “Operation: Hide and Seek” was focused on gather information and identifying criminal gang members and suspects involved in open criminal investigations in Wicomico County. 11 people with suspected ties to organized gangs were arrested during that initiative.

Among those arrested during “Operation: On The Lam[b], officials noted three suspects affiliated with gangs:

  • 18-year-old Kavon Conquest of Delmar, who has been verified as a Blood gang member
  • 38-year-old Samuel Lipscomb of Salisbury, who is a known associate of the Loyalty Money Family, or LMF Blood gang
  • 21-year-old Keshawn Purnell of Salisbury, who is also an associate of a local Blood Gang Faction
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