Two fugitives arrested after two-state pursuit

SEAFORD – Delaware State Police say two fugitives from Maryland were arrested Saturday night near Seaford after leading police from two states on a high-speed that ended when their vehicle struck a residence in the Concord area.

The driver, Jaimere L. Wayman, 24, of Dover, and the passenger William Brown, 19, of Harrington, were charged with Fugitive from Another State. Wayman was also cited with multiple traffic charges, state police spokesman Sgt. Richard Bratz said.

Jaimere Wayman

The incident began July 27 just before 10 p.m. in Maryland when the Wicomico County Sheriff’s Department attempted a traffic stop on a 2006 Saturn.

The vehicle failed to stop and fled, entering Delmar where Delmar police initiated a pursuit.

Troopers responded to the area and set up a perimeter on numerous county roadways to intercept the suspect vehicle. Troopers utilized stop sticks on Baker Mill Road and Church Street. The suspect vehicle ran over the stop sticks and the front and rear driver’s side tires were deflated.

The driver continued to drive the vehicle and ran through two stop signs on Baker Mill Road and Church Street. The vehicle continued on SR 20 and struck a residence on Concord Road east of Haven Drive.

William Brown

There was no intrusion into the unoccupied residence due to the collision, Sgt. Bratz said. The suspect vehicle had struck a series of fences and then the corner of a residence.

Both suspects remained seated in the vehicle when authorities arrived. in the vehicle. The vehicle contained possible stolen property from a department store in Salisbury, Sgt. Bratz said.

Both suspects were transported the Nanticoke Memorial Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Both were committed to the Delaware Department of Correction following medical treatment.

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