Arrests made for bank robbery and shots fired at deputy

Demetrius Perry, Lamond Perry and De'Andre Ayres (Photos courtesy: Accomack County Sheriff's Office)
Demetrius Perry, Lamond Perry and De'Andre Ayres (Photos courtesy: Accomack County Sheriff's Office)

ACCOMACK COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) – Three Norfolk men are facing charges in connection with a bank robbery in Maryland and shots fired at an Accomack County deputy.

On September 26, the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office received a description from Pocomoke City Police for a vehicle of interest in relation to a bank robbery that had just happened.

A deputy attempted to stop a vehicle on Bethel Church Road that matched the description, but someone in the vehicle fired shots at the deputy, disabling the patrol vehicle.

Gunshots fired at Accomack County deputy

According to Accomack County Sheriff Todd Godwin, three men were arrested in Norfolk on October 3 with the assistance of Norfolk Police and the U.S. Marshals Service.

• 28-year-old De’Andre Breshon Ayres has been charged with attempting to commit capital murder, shooting from a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting at an occupied vehicle
21-year-old Demetrius Perry has been charged with attempting to commit capital murder, shooting from a vehicle, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting at an occupied vehicle
23-year-old Lamond Perry has been charged with attempting to commit capital murder, shooting from a vehicle, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and shooting at an occupied vehicle

Demetrius and Lamond Perry are brothers. All three suspects are were denied bond and are being held at the Accomack County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing. Investigators expect to make more arrests. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Accomack County Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666, or tips may be submitted through our website at accomackcountysheriffsoffice.org.