UPDATE--CRE Fugitive Surrenders

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UPDATE--CRE Fugitive Surrenders

Lusby, MD - 6/17/2012

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By Marty Madden


On June 17, 2012 at approximately 2015 hours members of Calvert County Sheriff’s Office and the Maryland State Police responded to 490 Round Up Road, Lusby, MD.for a domestic altercation. A subject, identified as Joshua Bruce, fired a shotgun in the air and entered the residence of 490 Round Up Road.After several unsuccessful attempts to make contact with Bruce the scene was declared a barricade.The Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Team responded along with negotiators. It was later determined that Bruce had fled on foot and officers were unable to locate him. Bruce responded to the Sheriff’s Office on June 18, 2012 where he is currently being interviewed by Officers.

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Police in Calvert County are searching for a male who fired a shot in the air and fled the scene of a domestic/barricade situation this evening. According to Lt. Steve Jones of the Calvert County Sheriff’s Office, the incident occurred around 9 p.m. at a house on Roundup Circle in the Chesapeake Ranch Estates subdivision in Lusby.

Jones said deputies initially responded to a domestic disturbance which became a barricade situation. The Calvert County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Operations Team was dispatched to the scene. When police entered the residence, the suspect was missing, however a weapon was found. Police notified residents door-to-door about the ongoing manhunt. The suspect is described as a white male. Anyone who sees any suspicious activity is asked to contact either the sheriff’s office at 410-535-2800 or the Maryland State Police Prince Frederick Barrack at 410-535-1400.

Contact Marty Madden at marty.madden@thebaynet.com

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