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Posted on: December 22, 2020

[ARCHIVED] For Immediate Release

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On Tuesday, December 15, 2020 at 6:52 p.m., the Rock Island Police Department responded to the 600 block of 42nd Avenue in reference to reports of a two-vehicle accident with injuries.

It was subsequently determined that the driver of one of the involved vehicles, 16-year-old Dylan McCalester, had sustained a gunshot wound prior to the crash.  McCalester was transported from the scene by ambulance to Unity Point Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. 

 Detectives with the Rock Island Police Department have obtained an arrest warrant for Darvion Jawar Lard, (D.O.B. 09/15/1999), for First Degree Murder, a Class M Felony, with a bond set at $1,000,000.00.

 Lard is described as a male black, approximately 5’06”, 150 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes.  He is considered to be armed and dangerous.


Darvion Jawar Lard


Anyone with information related to the homicide case or the whereabouts of Darvion Jawar Lard is asked to contact the Rock Island Police Department at (309) 732-2677 or Crime Stoppers at (309) 762-9500 or using the P3 Tips app.

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