The Independent Investigations Division of the Office of the Attorney General has identified the decedent and involved officer in the fatal police-involved shooting that occurred on January 30th in Anne Arundel County.
The decedent is identified as 20-year-old Dyonta Quarles, Jr., of Crofton, Maryland. The involved officer has been identified as Police Officer First Class J. Ricci. He is a 3-year veteran of the Anne Arundel County Police Department and assigned to the Bureau of Patrol. Ricci has a total of 11 years of law-enforcement experience.
The Independent Investigations Division continues to investigate the circumstances of the fatal shooting.