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ACSO lockdown schools while serving a warrant
Augusta County Sheriff’s Office (ACSO) report a lockdown of public schools while serving a warrant.
ACSO’s Sheriff Donald Smith confirmed that the holding of students was strictly a precautionary measure due to the nature of the arrest and proximity to the schools in Danville.
The ACSO’s SWAT Team executed the warrant against 22-year-old Marques Raeqwon Abbott who was arrested without incident around 3:30 p.m. Jan. 19.
The Danville Police Department obtained the warrant against Abbott for a case of malicious assault in which the victim suffered severe injuries.
Abbott is also charged with 3 counts of attempted malicious wounding.
Four counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging said firearm in the commission of a felony into a public place causing injuries.
Thus, the precaution involving the schools.
Abbott was found in the Montague Terrace Apartment Complex near the schools and arrested without incident.
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