Maryland State Police arrest Pennsylvania Man during Investigation at Crash Scene

GLEN BURNIE, MD (June 19, 2022) – On Saturday, June 18, 2022 the Maryland State Police reported the arrest of a Pennsylvania man for brandishing a stolen firearm in an alleged road rage incident that occurred Friday in Anne Arundel County.

The accused is identified as Decoste Albes, Jr., 21, of Hatfield, Pennsylvania.

Decoste Albes, Jr. is charged with:

  • First degree assault
  • Possession of a stolen firearm
  • Use of a firearm during a crime of violence
  • Other related handgun charges

He was processed at the Glen Burnie Barrack and transported to the Anne Arundel County Detention Center.

According to a preliminary investigation, troopers from the Maryland State Police Glen Burnie Barrack responded to southbound 97 and Dorsey Road for a crash. Upon their arrival, it was determined that a black Ford Edge, driven by Albes, and a Dodge Ram pickup truck were involved in the collision.

Police on the scene were advised that Albes had brandished a firearm out of his window in an alleged road rage incident preceding the crash.

During the course of the investigation, police located the firearm and determined it was reported stolen in Baltimore City. Albes was taken into police custody without incident.

No one was injured during the incident. The investigation continues..




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