Aug 2, 2011 posted by: Kelli Steele - WGMD News
A Marion Station man wanted by Crisfield Police for committing a possible hate crime last month, has been arrested by police in Harrisburg, PA.
Police say Kelvin Ford led police on a foot chase through lower Paxton on Friday, July 29. He was finally caught and arrested. Ford had a laptop in his possession that police say she stole from one of three auto thefts in the area.
Meantime, PA Police discovered he was wanted in Maryland for allegedly using a box cutter to cut a man several times on the face, neck, and arm on Wednesday, July 27. The victim, Dontez Gerald received 28 stitches in his face. Police say the suspect made several racial comments against the victim and other individuals involved.
CRISFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT NEWS RELEASE
Kelvin Brian Ford
29879 Hudson Corner Rd.
Marion Station, Md. 21838
(3) Counts of Auto Theft / (1) Count of Theft in Pennsylvania
Detainer placed: Crisfield Police Department Charges
On 7/29/2011, Kelvin Ford wanted for a vicious assault and hate crime in Crisfield was arrested by the Lower Paxton Police Department in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Mr. Ford led police on a foot chase through lower Paxton and was caught and arrested, in his possession was a stolen laptop he stole from inside a vehicle. Subsequently, through investigation they have charged him with (3) Auto Thefts in the area and are currently investigating his involvement in possibly more. The Crisfield Police Department has placed a detainer on him to hold him for extradition. Mr. Ford has to answer to the charges in Pennsylvania first.