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Deputies Arrest Sun Trust Burglary Suspect — Still Seeking Second Suspect

[Edgewood, Md, July 14, 2011] — On Wednesday July 13, 2011 at approximately 4:00 a.m. Harford County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to 1401-A Pulaski Highway Edgewood, Maryland 21040 for a commercial business alarm at Sun Trust Bank. A black male, now identified as Edgar Soler, age 50, of the 4200 block Euclid Avenue, Baltimore, MD was seen by deputies leaving a vacant business located adjacent to Sun Trust Bank.

It was determined that Mr. Soler and a second suspect had entered the vacant building, knocked holes in the wall between the vacant store front and the Sun Trust Bank and then entered the ATM room of Sun Trust bank, where they attempted to break into the bank’s ATM machine. During the course of the burglary, the suspects activated the bank’s alarm system. Deputies responded to the scene and were able to take Mr. Edgar Soler into custody without incident. The second suspect fled the scene in a dark colored older model imported 4 door sedan.

Mr. Edgar Soler (pictured left) has been charged with Burglary 2nd degree, Burglary 4th degree and Malicious Destruction of Property. He is being held at the Harford County Detention Center on $ 250,000 bond.

Anyone with information regarding the second suspect is encouraged to contact 1sHarford County Sheriff’s Office Detective Andrew Lane at 410-836-5431. Anyone with information regarding the crime wishing to remain anonymous may report their information through the following methods listed below. Qualifying tips that lead to a conviction may be eligible for up to $ 2,000.00 in rewards.

Website/Email:Submit a tip online at http://www.harfordsheriff.org/wanted
Text message:Metro Crime Stoppers: Text "CRIMES" (274637)
Begin the message "MCS," then add the information.
Phone:Harford Crime Solvers: Call 1-888-540-8477

News Release

July 14, 2011

Contacts:

  • Monica Worrell
    410-836-5403

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