Suffolk’s most wanted man arrested

Published 6:51 pm Friday, January 14, 2022

The top person on Suffolk’s Most Wanted List has been arrested on charges including murder.

Jerome J. Scott, 26, is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony in relation to the Dec. 27 murder of Demonz Wilson, according to a city press release.

Scott was arrested Jan. 14 through a joint effort with the Isle of Wight County Sheriff’s Office, the Suffolk press release stated.


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The murder of Wilson, 31, happened about 8:50 p.m. Dec. 27 in the 100 block of North Capital Street.

Anyone with any information on the murder is asked to contact Suffolk Police or Suffolk Crime Line.  To submit online, go to, visit the Suffolk Police Department website ( and look for the Suffolk Crime Line link, or go to the Suffolk Police Department Facebook page at You can also call 888-LOCK-U-UP, 1-888-562-5887, Option 5. Once a person submits a tip, they will be given a TIP ID and password. With this information they can login at and submit follow-up information, engage in two-way dialogue, be informed of the outcome of the tip, and access any pertinent reward information.