Police searching for capture man wanted in Sunday night Crofton murder

| March 6, 2017
Rams Head

UPDATE #2:  

On Monday, March 06, 2017 the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner performed an autopsy on the victim, Jhalandia Butler. The OCME ruled Ms. Butlers cause of death as multiple sharped edge wounds coupled with blunt force trauma and the manner being homicide.

Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Department continued their search for Ryan Hollebon throughout the night and day. Multiple resources such as the Anne Arundel County Special Operations Section, Maryland State Police, the Department of Natural Resources and various components of the Major Crimes Section along with Patrol Services were deployed to apprehend the suspect. Multiple Anne Arundel County Citizens provided several tips and possible sightings of Ryan Hollebon that were all followed up on.

During the evening hours of this date as the searches continued members of the Baltimore City Police Department located Ryan Hollebon in the 1300 block of East Patapsco Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland. At that time the suspect was taken into custody without incident and turned over to the Anne Arundel County Police Department. He is currently incarcerated at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center on a no bond status.

Even though an arrest was made the investigation continues to unfold and the Anne Arundel County Police Department urges anyone with information on the murder of Jhalandia Butler to contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731.   If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

UPDATE #1:  

At 545pm on March 6, 2017, Anne Arundel County police advice that the suspect was captured inBaltimore City.


On Sunday, March 5, 2017 at approximately 9:24 pm, Anne Arundel County Western District officers responded to the 1700 block of Carry Place, Crofton, Maryland for a call of domestic violence. Responding officers arrived on scene and located an adult female victim suffering from apparent trauma lying inside the residence. The fire department responded to the scene and pronounced the victim, identified as Jhalandia Elaine Butler a twenty eight year old female from the 1700 block of Carry Place, deceased. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner located in Baltimore Maryland will perform an autopsy on the victim to determine the exact cause and manner of death.  A suspect was developed as being Ryan Gregory Hollebon, a thirty eight year old male from the 1700 block of Carry Place, Crofton, Maryland. Investigation revealed Ryan Hollebon fled on foot prior to police arrival. An extensive search was conducted throughout the night utilizing Air, K-9 and multiple patrol units but was met with negative results.

Anne Arundel County Homicide Detectives assisted by their Evidence Collection Unit obtained and executed a search warrant for the address on Carry Place. Detectives and Evidence Technicians are scouring the residence for evidence in regards to the murder of Ms. Butler. Investigation revealed Ms. Butler and the suspect, Ryan Hollebon, were involved in a relationship.

Detectives interviewed several witnesses and collected several pieces of evidence during this investigation. Through the witnesses and evidence detectives were able to obtain an arrest warrant for Ryan Hollebon charging him with the following crimes in regards to the death of Jhalandia Butler: First Degree Murder, Second Degree Murder, First Degree Assault, Second Degree Assault, and Deadly Weapon with Intent to Injure. The Anne Arundel County Police is urging anyone coming in contact with Ryan Hollebon or knowing his whereabouts to call 911 immediately.

Investigation revealed this was not a random act of violence. As the investigation continues to unfold the Anne Arundel County Police Department urges anyone with information on the murder of Jhalandia Butler to contact the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.

Source: AACOPD

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