Object Thrown From Bridge Strikes Moving Vehicle

(Bel Air, MD – March 13, 2008) — Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies are seeking information regarding the person or persons responsible for the throwing of a concrete rock from the Vale Road overpass onto the Route 1 bypass.

While on patrol a Sheriff’s Deputy heard a loud bang in the area of the Route 1 bypass near the Vale Road overpass and observed a 2004 Mazda6 immediately pull off to the side of the road. It was discovered that a large concrete rock was thrown from the Vale Road Bridge onto the Route 1 Bypass, striking the front driver’s side door and mirror of the Mazda Sedan. Witnesses observed two males, one wearing a white shirt and jeans, the other wearing a black shirt and jeans, running from the area. Additional deputies responded to the Vale Road area, however, they were unable to locate any suspects.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Harford County Sheriff Office Northern Precinct at 410-692-7880. Additionally, Harford County Crime Solvers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the persons responsible for the vandalism. To be eligible for the reward, tipsters must contact the tip-line at 1-888-540-TIPS. All information will be keep strictly confidential.

News Release

March 13, 2008


  • Sgt. David Betz
  • Monica A. Worrell

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