Police: Father caught after burglary, son still on the run

Posted at 11:41 AM, Sep 21, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-21 11:41:17-04

Police in Delaware say a father has been arrested and his son is on the run after they were caught burglarizing a home.

Laurel police Det. Tyler Bryan said by phone Thursday that the burglary occurred Saturday. He said police were talking with the burglary victim when the James Howell Jr. and James Howell Sr. returned to the property.

Bryan said the two men then took off. A car chase ensued and ended across the Maryland border.

Police said the 46-year-old father was caught, but his 24-year-old son got away.

James Howell Jr. is wanted on charges of felony burglary, resisting arrest and felony traffic charges. James Howell Sr. is in jail in Maryland awaiting extradition to Delaware where he faces burglary related charges.