Perry Hall bank robbers captured after brief pursuit

Perry Hall Bank RobbersIn an update to a story NottinghamMD first broke on Monday, police have released details surrounding a local bank robbery and the subsequent crash that led to the suspects’ arrests.

Baltimore County and Baltimore City police officers worked together to apprehend two bank robbers following a brief pursuit on Monday.

Police blanketed Belair Road in the Perry Hall and Overlea areas after receiving a call for a bank robbery that had occurred at SunTrust Bank, 8704 Belair Road, 21236, at just before noon.

The first arriving officer broadcast a description of a male suspect who had entered the bank and displayed a note to the teller along with the suspect vehicle, both caught on bank surveillance video, leaving the scene on Belair Road toward Baltimore City.

Officers positioned along Belair Road near Baltimore City observed a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle traveling southbound on Route 1.

The officers initiated an investigative traffic stop on the vehicle, which immediately began to flee into the city.  City police were notified and quickly assisted as the pursuit ended when the suspect crashed into another vehicle in the intersection of Federal Street and North Broadway.  The other driver suffered minor injuries

The two suspects then fled from the crash scene on foot. A female passenger was apprehended near the crash scene by Baltimore County and Baltimore City officers. She is identified as Crystal Lynn French, 33, of Grasonville.

The driver of the vehicle fled on foot into an alley and then into a resident’s yard, failing to comply with all of the officers’ verbal commands and resisting arrest once he was apprehended. He is identified as Matthew Dale Bush, 38, of Bear, Delaware.

Both suspects were briefly hospitalized with minor injures. Both are charged with robbery and theft. Bush is additionally charged with resisting arrest. Both are held without bail at the Baltimore County Detention Center.

Manhunt underway for Edgewood shooting suspect

Radeed PrinceUPDATE: Radee Prince has been arrested and is now in police custody in Delaware.

Original story below…

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The Wilmington Police Department, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Maryland State Police, Delaware State Police, and Pennsylvania State Police are conducting a search for the suspect wanted in connection with both a multiple shooting incident on Wednesday morning in Edgewood, Maryland, and another shooting incident at mid-morning in the 2800 Block of Northeast Boulevard in Wilmington, Delaware.

Five people were shot in the Edgewood incident, three of whom have died.

The suspect has been identified as 37-year-old Radee Prince, from the 500 block of Kiamensi Road in Wilmington. The suspect is known to have family in the Wilmington area. He should be considered armed and dangerous.

Prince was last seen fleeing in a 2008 GMC Acadia, black in color, SUV, and displaying Delaware tag #PC64273.

If anyone has information concerning the whereabouts of Radee Prince, please do not approach him, but call 911 or 1-800-CALL-FBI immediately.

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Water main break reported in White Marsh

Water Main BreakCrews are on the scene of a Monday morning water main break in White Marsh.

Baltimore County officials say the break occurred 10300 block of Vincent Farm Lane (21162).

Approximately 40 residents and 1 fire hydrant have been left without water service.

Crews from the Department of Public Works are now on the scene and repairs are in progress.

Police searching for missing Middle River man

Phillip Joseph PietraPolice in Baltimore County are asking for the public’s assistance in location a man who has gone missing from the Middle River area.

Phillip Joseph Pietra, 39, of Cedar Drive (21220) was last seen on Friday, September 29, at about 6:30 p.m.

He was last seen wearing a dark colored t-shirt and jeans.

If anyone has information on Phillip Pietra, they’re asking to call police at 410-307-2020.