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Posted on: February 2, 2024 | Last Modified on: February 21, 2024

CPD Recovers Drugs and Weapons in Search Warrant

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 February 21, 2024


CPD Recovers Drugs and Weapons in Search Warrant

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - On February 21, 2024, Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) detectives and patrol officers executed search and arrest warrants in the 1600 block of Cedar Hill Rd in relation to the shooting that occurred on February 1.

As a result of the search warrants at the residence, CPD recovered over a pound of marijuana, over $48,000 in U.S. currency, two rifles, and various calibers of ammunition.

In addition to this residential search warrant, a traffic stop was initiated in the 1100 block of 5th St SW on February 19th in relation to this case by CPD's Patrol Division. Dentrit and Deorin Roshaj were both taken into custody that night and two firearms were seized during that stop.

The following charges and persons have been arrested in relation to this case: 

Dentrit Roshaj, 19-year-old resident of Charlottesville 

18.2-154 – Shooting at a moving vehicle 

18.2-56.1 – Reckless Handling of a Firearm

Dentrit Roshaj

Deorin Roshaj, 22-year-old resident of Charlottesville 

18.2-308.4(C) – Possession of Firearms While Possessing Over a Pound of Marijuana 

18.2-308 – Possession of Concealed Weapon (from traffic stop on February 19)
 Deorin Roshaj

A juvenile male resident of Charlottesville was also charged with: 

18.2-154 – Shooting At A Moving Vehicle 

18.2-56.1 – Reckless Handling of a Firearm 

Cedar Hill Recovery 02-2024

All suspects charged are presumed innocent until proven guilty.   

If you have any further information regarding this case, please call the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (434) 974-4000.  


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 February 2, 2024


(Original Release) CPD Seeking Information on Vehicles of Interest in Cedar Hill Shots Fired Incident

 

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) is seeking information on vehicles of interest in relation to the Cedar Hill shots fired incident.

The shots fired incident occurred on Thursday, February 1, 2024, in the 1900 block of Cedar Hill Road. These vehicles were in the area before and after the incident. 

If you have any information related to these vehicles, please contact the Charlottesville Police Department at (434) 970-3280 or Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (434) 977-4000.

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Media Contact
Kyle Ervin
Public Information Officer
City of Charlottesville
(434) 326-3043
ervinkl@charlottesville.gov

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