Searches Ongoing For Three Different Suspects - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Searches Ongoing For Three Different Suspects

Posted:

SALISBURY, Md. - It was a busy week for police in Salisbury.  A drug fugitive on the run, a bomb threat at the mall, and a bank robbery on Eastern Shore Drive.  Each happening in a 48 hour span.  A few days later and all three suspects remain at-large.

Edwin Fletcher escaped arrest Wednesday night by ramming his pick-up truck into an unmarked state police patrol car and avoided police gun fire while driving away.  He ditched the truck a few blocks away.  David Robinson of Salisbury said he was just around the corner on the Salisbury Plaza when the shots from police rang out.

"We came down, we saw the police car just in pieces and a cop on the ground in pain.  Excruciating pain," said Robinson.

Police are scouring the lower shore for Fletcher.  Less than 48 hours later, Salisbury Police received a phone call about a bomb at the Centre at Salisbury.  The mall was closed for 8 hours as police searched the building.  No bomb was found and the man who made the phone call is still unknown.  During the bomb search, a man robbed a Bank of Delmarva Branch on Eastern Shore Drive.  A K-9 team tried to track him down but he got away.  SPD said there is no new information in either investigation.

"It kind of makes me a little scared honestly just because a lot of pandemonium is going on.  It's just a scary thought to have all these people running around town and just out there," said Robinson.

Brad Hood of Salisbury said that he tried to have a different outlook saying these things were unpredictable and random.

"I come from the College Park area, that's where I went to school and there you get alerts every single day.  It's actually not that bad down here," said Hood.

Random or not, there are three suspects still on the loose for three very different serious crimes in Salisbury.

In all three cases, Crime Solvers are offering a reward of up to $1000 for information that leads to an arrest.

The number for Crime Solvers is (410) 548-1776.

  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • WBOC Morning Weather: Nov. 13, 2018

    WBOC Morning Weather: Nov. 13, 2018

  • Phillips Packing House Named One of Six in Maryland to "Fix"

    Phillips Packing House Named One of Six in Maryland to "Fix"

    Conservationists call it a "threatened historic place." The Phillips Packing House in Cambridge was built in the 1920s. At its peak, nearly 10,000 employees packed vegetables and shucked oysters inside its factory. But after closing in the 60's, the building and its two, towering smokestacks have sat untouched. But now, a new initiative aims to restore the Phillips Packing House as soon as this year.

    More

    Conservationists call it a "threatened historic place." The Phillips Packing House in Cambridge was built in the 1920s. At its peak, nearly 10,000 employees packed vegetables and shucked oysters inside its factory. But after closing in the 60's, the building and its two, towering smokestacks have sat untouched. But now, a new initiative aims to restore the Phillips Packing House as soon as this year.

    More
  • Dangerous Driving Observed Near Harbeson Daycare

    Dangerous Driving Observed Near Harbeson Daycare

    Parents and staff at the Lullaby Learning Center say illegal speeding on the Route Nine shoulder is putting their children at risk.

    "We are seeing people pull into the shoulder and just book it up the road at 55 and upwards," explains owner Sheri Gebbia. "This is precious, precious cargo that people just aren't looking out for."

    More

    Parents and staff at the Lullaby Learning Center say illegal speeding on the Route Nine shoulder is putting their children at risk.

    "We are seeing people pull into the shoulder and just book it up the road at 55 and upwards," explains owner Sheri Gebbia. "This is precious, precious cargo that people just aren't looking out for."

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2018 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices