Released on March 8, 2017 - 10:01am

A 48 year old Laurel man is in custody after a 22 mile chase that started in the City of Laurel and ended in Washington, DC.


Laurel Police say an officer recognized the suspect’s white SUV and tags as being the same vehicle that had been involved in a Laurel incident on February 18, 2017.


Police attempted to stop the SUV at 11:49 pm on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, but the driver fled.  Laurel Police pursued the vehicle which got onto I- 295. United States Park Police joined the chase at that point.


The pursuit ended in the 2900 Block of P Street, SE and the suspect was apprehended.


The suspect, is now in Laurel Police custody facing numerous traffic and criminal charges.


His name is not being released at this time. He will be taken to the Prince George’s County Detention Center for a Bond hearing with the Court Commissioner.




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