Manhunt on for Md. hotel rape suspect

Donnell Wesley Boyd (Courtesy Laurel Police Department)

WASHINGTON — Police in Laurel, Maryland, are searching for a man they say raped a woman in a hotel over the weekend.

In a June 6 news release, the Laurel Police Department said officers are searching for 52-year-old Donnell Wesley Boyd. Police said the assault happened June 2 at a hotel in the 7900 block of Braygreen Road near the Laurel Lakes shopping center.

Boyd is 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 240 pounds. He was last seen driving a white pickup truck.

Police said Boyd is armed with a handgun and is considered dangerous.

Anyone with information about Boyd is asked to contact the Laurel Police Department at 301-498-0092. Anonymous tips can be emailed to

Jack Moore

Jack Moore joined as a digital writer/editor in July 2016. Previous to his current role, he covered federal government management and technology as the news editor at, part of Government Executive Media Group.

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