New Bern
46° F
Mist
Mist
Greenville
41° F
Overcast
Overcast
Jacksonville
44° F
Overcast
Overcast
Advertisement

Police: Murder suspect wanted in Virginia arrested in NC

Published On: Sep 27 2013 05:19:00 PM CDT
LAVONTA BLAND
WILLIAMSTON, MARTIN COUNTY -

A murder suspect who was wanted in Virginia has been arrested in Eastern Carolina.

Lavonta Bland was arrested in Williamston last week. He was tracked by the U.S. Marshal's Area Regional Task Force and the police department's Fugitive Squad..

He and his brother, Latreal Bland, were wanted for the murder of La'ron Davis and for wounding another man.

Detectives say it happened in Norfolk, Virginia on August 2.

Latreal Bland was already in custody.

Lavonta Bland will be sent back to Virginia to face charges.