Sher­iff’s Of­fice ar­rests Ge­or­gia fugi­tive ac­cused of at­tempted mur­der

Dorchester Star - - Regional -

CAM­BRIDGE — The Dorch­ester County Sher­iff’s Of­fice, along with the Mary­land State Po­lice Fugi­tive Team and mem­bers of the United States Mar­shals Fugi­tive Team, ar­rested a Ge­or­gia man Mon­day, June 20, ac­cused of two at­tempted mur­ders in Ge­or­gia.

Ac­cord­ing to the Dorch­ester County Sher­iff’s Of­fice, Ron­ald Eric Lofland, 47, of 1925 Tom­a­hawk Trail, Cum­mings, Ga., was wanted by po­lice in Forsyth County, Ge­or­gia, for his in­volve­ment in two at­tempted mur­ders. He is ac­cused of shoot­ing two peo­ple, a man and a woman on May 30 in Cum­mings, Ga.

Po­lice said Lofland was lo­cated in the Re­liance Trailer Park af­ter de­tec­tives re­ceived a tip from a con­cerned cit­i­zen. Po­lice said he has been charged with two counts of at­tempted se­cond-de­gree mur­der, be­ing a con­victed felon in pos­ses­sion of a firearm and Vi­o­la­tion of Pro­ba­tion in the State of Mar yland.

Po­lice said the sus­pect had a Lau­rel, Del., ad­dress in 1992. He has been or­dered held with­out bond await­ing ex­tra­di­tion to Ge­or­gia.

RON­ALD ERIC LOFLAND

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