FBI Norfolk
Norfolk Public Affairs Office
July 27, 2020

FBI Offers Reward for Information on Federal Fugitive

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the location, arrest, and prosecution of LaShawn Robertson who is wanted on federal drug trafficking and firearms charges. On July 8, 2020, a federal arrest warrant was issued for Robertson in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Newport News, Virginia, after he was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm; distributing heroin or cocaine or cocaine base or methamphetamine, amphetamine, and oxycodone; and providing a firearm to a convicted felon.

Robertson is 31 years old, and described as a black male, approximately 5’11” tall and 230 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Robertson is a known member of the United Blood Nation gang and has ties to multiple other gangs, including the Nine Trey Gangsters and 59 BRIMS. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

This case is being investigated by the FBI’s Peninsula Safe Streets Task Force.

Anyone with information concerning this person is asked to contact the FBI Norfolk Field Office at (757) 455-0100 or call 1-800-CALL-FBI. Tips can also be submitted online to tips.fbi.gov.

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