Apprehension Team (VCAT) is currently searching for the whereabouts of
Martin Russell Diamond, DOB: 04/03/1988. CMPD arrested Diamond on May
18, 2011. He was charged with kidnapping and the brutal rape of a
known acquaintance. Diamond was transported to the Mecklenburg County
Jail and was being held on $105,500 secure bond.
On Thursday May, 19, 2011, a criminal court magistrate mistakenly
changed the conditions of the bond to an unsecured status. The suspect
subsequently signed himself out of jail that day. On Tuesday, May 24,
2011, CMPD received information that the suspect had been released.
CMPD detectives immediately obtained another warrant for the suspect.
CMPD's VCAT was immediately notified and prioritized the search with a
full complement of VCAT staff. They continue to work at apprehending
Martin Russell Diamond is 6 feet tall, weighs approximately 155 pounds
and has a tattoo of a cross on his shoulder. Diamond should be
consideredextremely dangerous. Anyone with information on his
whereabouts is asked to call 911 or 704-336-VCAT (8228) firstname.lastname@example.org
Additionally, the public may forward their anonymous tips to Crime
Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://www.charlottecrimestoppers.com/
All information will remain confidential.