FBI Baltimore
Public Affairs Specialist Dave Fitz
(410) 277-6689
June 1, 2016

FBI Offers $10,000 Reward for Information in Charles County Cold Case Murder

Today, the FBI in Baltimore is announcing a reward of up to $10,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of those responsible for killing Martin Hawkins, Jr. The FBI is teaming up with the Charles County Sheriff’s Office in asking for the public’s help in gathering information about the April 18, 2012 murder in LaPlata, Maryland.

Hawkins was shot and killed around 8:30 p.m. on April 18, 2012 in the 200 block of Kent Avenue in LaPlata. Law enforcement officials in the area found him lying in the roadway after they responded to the sound of gunshots.

Seeking Information - Martin Hawkins, Jr.

If you have any information about the murder of Martin Hawkins, Jr, you are asked to call the FBI at 410-265-8080 or the Charles County Sheriff’s Office at 301-609-6515. Tipsters may also contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS, texting CHARLES + the tip to CRIMES (274637), or submitting tips online at tipsubmit.com.

You could receive up to $10,000 for information leading to an arrest in the case.