Grand jury indicts man accused in police stabbing

Published 7:26 pm Friday, October 1, 2021

A Suffolk man has been indicted on charges relating to a May 10, 2020, stabbing incident that injured two police officers and two other adults.

Travis Dionne Butler, 41, has been arrested following the indictment by the grand jury, which met Sept. 27.

The incident happened in the 100 block of Ashford Drive that evening, where two officers arrived about 9:30 p.m. in order to serve an emergency custody order, according to a city press release. An adult male subject pulled a knife and attacked the four victims.

Butler was arrested on four counts of shoot/stab in commission of a felony; two counts of aggravated malicious wounding; three counts of attempt to commit a capital offense; and one count of obstruct justice by threats or force. He also is charged in other indictments for which he was previously arrested.

In all, 39 defendants were indicted on 133 charges on Monday. The full grand jury list is below.

  • Darrell Atherton — aggravated malicious wounding; hit and run, felony injury
  • Efren Baca — possess Schedule I/II drug
  • Colette Denise Bailey — assault and battery of law enforcement officer
  • Brandon Merrell Brown — grand larceny; elude/disregard police
  • Younte Pierre Brown — assault and battery of law enforcement officer
  • Travis Dionne Butler — malicious wounding (4 counts); aggravated malicious wounding (4 counts); malicious assault to law enforcement/firefighter (2 counts); attempted capital murder (3 counts); shoot/stab in commission of a felony (4 counts); obstruct justice
  • Charles Anthony Carr — grand larceny of motor vehicle; destruction of property with intent; forgery; uttering
  • Derek Ray Carter — drive while intoxicated with drugs, third or subsequent offense
  • Jerry Robert Catchings — violent felon possess/transport weapon; felon possess weapon/ammo
  • Javon Marcus Clark — strangle causing wound or injury; common law burglary
  • Cinsir Dshaun Omari Evans — grand larceny auto (3 counts); conspire to commit larceny
  • Erica Rakia Evans — attempted malicious wounding (3 counts); hit and run personal injury
  • Jalil Larshawn Evans — malicious shoot/throw occupied vehicles; violent felon possess/transport weapon
  • William Eugene Goodman Jr. — title registration fraud; receiving stolen property
  • Raymond J. Goodwyn — hit and run injury
  • Breanca Nicole Grant — use computer for harassment
  • Malachi Isaiah Handy — credit card theft (2 counts)
  • Jeffrey Holder — unauthorized use of motor vehicle
  • Antwan Jenkins — statutory burglary; larceny of a firearm
  • Toni Lorraine Jones — assault and battery of family member, third offense; abduction
  • Taeshawn Jermaine Key — aggravated malicious wounding
  • Tyasia Davonyea Lawrence — utter forged public records (2 counts); uttering (2 counts); forge public records (2 counts)
  • Jamaal K. Lyons — prisoner destroy fire suppression system
  • Francisco Charles McClain — violent felon possess/transport weapon; brandish firearm
  • Emoni Shadai Murphy — malicious wounding (2 counts)
  • Ryan Bradley Myrick — possess Schedule I/II drugs
  • LaCarlton Tierr Parker — grand larceny (4 counts); larceny with intent to distribute (4 counts); Tamara Latrice Parker — grand larceny; obtain signature by forgery
  • Je’Vonte Antron Jamal Perry — hit and run personal injury
  • Eric Jerome Reid — elude police endangerment (2 counts); drive while intoxicated, fourth or subsequent offense within 10 years
  • Teonna Letrice Revis — destruction of property with intent
  • Javier Armando Reyes — identity theft more than $1,000; forgery; uttering; larceny of bank notes (7 counts); attempt to obtain money by false pretenses; conspiracy to pass worthless check; worthless check more than $1,000
  • Deshawn Lamont Ricks — possess fentanyl; statutory burglary
  • Sheila Shakeira Scott — assault and battery of law enforcement officer (5 counts)
  • Charles Joseph Silvers — failure to appear on felony charge (6 counts)
  • Jermaine Joshua Taylor — violent felon possess/transport weapon (3 counts); use firearm in felony (4 counts); carjacking with gun (3 counts); grand larceny auto; robbery
  • James Fitzgerald Towns Jr. — possess Schedule I or II controlled substance
  • Traytum Xavier Williams — assault and battery of correctional officer
  • Ryan Leandrew Wright — grand larceny (2 counts); conspiracy to commit larceny (2 counts); third or subsequent conviction of larceny (3 counts); larceny with intent to sell (2 counts); possess Schedule I or II controlled substance