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PRINCESS ANNE, MD – The long arm of John Law caught up with an alleged desperado who bolted from the Maryland Police at the back door of the Somerset County Jail and the flatfoots weren’t fleetfooted enough to catch up with him until the next day.
On July 10, 2019, the Maryland State Police reports that the escapee from Princess Anne has been apprehended by Maryland State Police in Wicomico County.
Anthony Lowell Horsey Jr., 29, of Westover was apprehended without incident at 12:30 p.m. today in Wicomico County by the Maryland State Apprehension Team. He was a passenger in a car traveling on Rum Ridge Road toward the Maryland/Delaware state line. He is being transported to the Somerset County Detention Center where he will be held without bond.
armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, firearm use during a felony
Shortly before 8:00 p.m. on July 9, 2019, Horsey had been served a warrant for armed robbery, first- and second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, firearm use during a felony and other related charges. He was processed at the Princess Anne Barrack and taken before a court commissioner. Horsey was ordered to be held without bond.
At approximately 10:45 p.m. on July 9th, Horsey was in handcuffs while being escorted to the rear door of the Somerset County Detention Center in Princess Anne, when he escaped from police custody. Horsey faces additional charges as a result of the incident.