Sheriff’s office finds wanted Appomattox man

Published 12:55 pm Thursday, February 13, 2020

Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office (PECSO) reported helping to arrest an Appomattox man with a variety of outstanding warrants Wednesday, Feb. 12, in Pamplin.

According to Prince Edward Sheriff L.A. “Tony” Epps, his office received information Wednesday from the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office regarding the location of Dequan Montez Kelso, 26 of Appomattox.

He had outstanding warrants out of Appomattox for the following: aggravated malicious wounding, grand larceny, burglary, robbery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, destruction of property and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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Epps stated, based on the information received, PECSO and the U.S. Marshals Service Fugitive Task Force of Lynchburg responded to a residence in the 5000 block of Heights School Road in Pamplin. Kelso was taken into custody without incident.

PESCO subsequently transferred Kelso to the Appomattox County Sheriff’s Office for booking.