UPDATE: Murder suspect Antwon Strader was taken into custody in Martinsville, Va. by the U.S. Marshals and the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.
Strader was taken into custody without incident and was transported to the Henry County S.O. detention facility to begin the extradition process.
The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is searching for 27-year-old Antwon Demetrius Strader, an alleged suspect in Thursday night’s deadly shooting of 34-year-old Alexis Lamont Dashiells on Barnes Lane and Jenkins Street.
Strader, formerly of the 1900 block of Warren Street in Augusta, has outstanding warrants for his arrest for Murder, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, according to the sheriff’s office.
Shortly after allegedly shooting and killing Dashiells, Strader carjacked a vehicle on Johns Road at Cummings Road. The car was a 2015 Honda Civic, black in color, 4-door, bearing a GA personalized tag of SABEI0N.
Warrants are being obtained against Strader in this incident for Hijacking Motor Vehicle, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Strader is also wanted by the Richmond County School System for recent thefts and activities.
The suspect’s whereabouts are currently unknown and anyone with information is asked to immediately call 911 or the sheriff’s office at 706-821-1080.
Strader should be considered ARMED AND DANGEROUS.
Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call 911 or the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1080.