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Rayne man wanted on attempted first-degree murder charge arrested

Crime Stoppers 3-15-22
Posted at 10:49 AM, Mar 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-16 18:08:52-04

UPDATE: Police in Rayne say the man wanted on attempted first-degree murder in connection with at January shooting incident has been arrested.

On March 16, 2022, at approximately 2:25 PM, Rayne officers responded to the 700 block of Holt Street after receiving an anonymous report that Tony Washington Jr. was at this location.

Officers say they located Tony and took him into custody without incident.

Washington was featured on a Tuesday Acadia Crime Stoppers on the January incident.

Our original story is below:

Detectives with the Rayne Police Department are asking for the public’s help to find Tony Dwayne Washington, Jr.

Tony Washington is wanted for Attempted First Degree Murder. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

Washington is described as a black male, 19 years of age. He is 5’ 10” in height, weighing 150 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. His last known address is 201 Kahn St. in Rayne.

Here's his picture:

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Tony Washington, you are urged to call the tips line at 337-789-TIPS or download our P3 app to report your tip anonymously.

All callers will remain anonymous and can receive up to a $2,500 cash reward for information leading to the arrest of Washington.