Crime, Police/Fire

Anthony Martin Jr., Edgewood murder suspect, arrested

EDGEWOOD, MD—An Edgewood teen who was wanted in connection with a murder case has been arrested.

A $10,000 reward was being offered for the capture of Anthony Lamar Martin Jr., 16, in connection with a November 1 shooting that killed Joshua Crouse.

On Thursday morning, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office reported that Martin had been apprehended.

On Friday, November 1, at just after 3:15 a.m., deputies were in the area of Edgewater Village when they heard a single gunshot that came from the area of Grempler Way and Brookside Drive.

Deputies immediately responded to that area, and at approximately 3:21 a.m., located an adult male victim, identified as Joshua Dwayne Crouse, 40 of Joppa, in the roadway in the 1800-block of Grempler Way. Deputies immediately began life saving measures in an effort to save his life. Medics with the Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company responded to assume treatment and pronounced him dead at 3:50 a.m.

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Authorities quickly identified Anthony Martin as their key suspect.

A $10,000 reward for his capture was being offered by Metro Crime Stoppers.

He is currently being held on no bond status at the Harford County Detention Center.

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