Police: Father And Son Suspects In Burglary, Father In Custody, Son Wanted

James E. Howell, Sr.
James E. Howell, Jr.

Laurel – On Saturday, September 16th, 2017 Laurel Police Department was dispatched to a burglary in progress, according to Public Information Captain Earl Brode.

Brode said while investigating the complaint the suspect, later identified as James Howell, Jr of Salisbury, Maryland, returned to the residence. When officers on scene attempted to contact Howell he fled leading officers on a vehicle pursuit that ended in Delmar, MD, according to Brode.

Assistance provided by the Delmar Police Department, Delaware State Police, Wicomico County Sheriffs and Maryland State Police officers led to the capture of an alleged co-conspirator in the crime, James Howell, Sr. of Salisbury, Maryland, according Brode.

James Howell, Jr is actively wanted for felony burglary, resisting arrest and felony traffic charges. James Howell, Sr. is currently being held by Wicomico County Sheriffs awaiting extradition to Delaware for burglary related offenses.

Anyone having further information on this incident or the whereabouts of James Howell, Jr is urged to contact Delaware Crimes Stoppers (1-800-TIP-3333) or Patrolman Little of the Laurel Police Department (302-875-2244).

Image Credits: Laurel Police Department

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