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Salisbury Police: Burglary Suspect Caught in the Act

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Willie Lee Hope Jr. Willie Lee Hope Jr.

SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police say officers caught a man in the act of burglarizing a home late Monday morning.

Police said that at around 10 a.m., officers responded to a reported burglary in progress on the 600 block of Jackson Street. Officers met with the complainant who stated that a home had been broken into and a suspect was possibly still inside.

Police said when the officers entered the home, they came into contact with the suspect, who ran out of the home. The officers ran after the suspect and took him into custody a few blocks away.

The suspect, identified as 20-year-old Willie Lee Hope Jr. of Salisbury, was charged with first-third- and fourth-degree burglary, malicious destruction of property, resisting arrest and several other charges. He is being held in the Wicomico County Detention Center in lieu of $100,000 bond. 

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