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Shane Lamond biography: 13 things about DC Police lieutenant from Stafford, Virginia


Shane Brian Lamond is a white man from Stafford, Virginia, United States. Aside from Stafford, he has lived in other part of Virginia including Charlottesville, Prince William, Woodbridge and Yorktown.

Lamond worked as the supervisor of the Intelligence Branch of the Homeland Security Bureau of the Metropolitan Police Department of the District of Columbia (DC Police) in Washington, D.C., USA. Here are 13 more things about him:

  1. In 1999, he joined the DC Police. He became a lieutenant.
  2. He is 9 years older than Enrique Tarrio, the chairman of the Proud Boys from 2018 to 2021.
  3. From July 2019 to January 2021, he and Tarrio were in regular contact regarding the Proud Boys’ planned activities in Washington, D.C.
  4. In July 2020, he allegedly started using Telegram to provide Tarrio information about law enforcement activity relating to the Proud Boys’ activities in Washington, D.C. 
  5. On November 7, 2020, news media declared that Joe Biden defeated Donald Trump in the 59th U.S. presidential election. That day, he asked Tarrio, “Hey brother, sad, sad news today. You all planning anything?” Tarrio replied, “Yep.” Later that day, he sent a message to Tarrio saying that they needed to switch to encrypted because alerts were being sent out to law enforcement that Parler accounts belonging to the Proud Boys were talking about mobilizing and “taking back the country.” He wrote, “Getting people spun up. Just giving you a heads up.”
  6. On December 12, 2020, he allegedly started giving Tarrio confidential law enforcement information into the investigation of a Black Lives Matter banner the Proud Boys seized from Asbury United Methodist Church in Northwest, Washington, D.C. That day, Tarrio and other members of the group set fire to the banner.
  7. On December 25, 2020, he allegedly told Tarrio that DC Police’s criminal investigation department had him identify Tarrio in a photo Tarrior posted to Parler, which showed Tarrio kneeling next to the banner that Tarrio burned on December 12, 2020.
  8. On December 30, 2020, he and Tarrio talked on the phone for about 14 minutes. 
  9. On January 4, 2021, he allegedly used Telegram to inform Tarrio, who was on a flight from Miami, Florida, USA to Arlington, Virginia, about the warrant for Tarrio’s arrest. Later that day, Tarrio was arrested after arriving in Arlington and driving into Washington, D.C.
  10. In June 2, 2021, he allegedly made false and misleading statements regarding his communications and contacts with Tarrio during an interview with federal law enforcement.
  11. On January 7, 2021, he received a Telegram message from Tarrio saying, “I think I could have stopped this whole thing.” On January 8, 2021, he sent a message to Tarrio saying, “Of course I can’t say it officially but personally I support you all and don’t want to see your group’s name or reputation dragged through the mud.”
  12. In February 2022, DC Police placed him on paid administrative leave.
  13. He was 47 years old when he was arrested on May 19, 2023. He was served a notice of proposed indefinite suspension. Represented by Mark E. Schamel, he appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Zia M. Faruqui in federal court in Washington, D.C. and pleaded not guilty to obstruction of justice and three counts of making false statements.  

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