Police:Baltimore Co. man rams shuttle bus, leads police on chase through Anne Arundel Co.

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Police say, a Baltimore County man has been arrested after ramming an airport shuttle bus and leading police on a chase through Anne Arundel County Friday morning.

Around 2:45 a.m., state police received a call stating a van driven by 48-year-old Pete Sommerfeldt, rammed the shuttle in the area of I-295 S at West Nursery Road.

Sommerfeldt is also suspected of waving a handgun at passengers on the shuttle.


Police say, he then fled onto I-97 where officials deployed stopsticks which punctured the front tire of the van.

The van then continued along I-97 to Route 50, before exiting onto Rowe Boulvard in Annapolis.

According to officials, the pursuit continued through the city until the van came to a dead end road near the Naval Academy.

Sommerfeldt, was taken into custody without incident.

According to police, highway areas were searched for a handgun they believe may have been thrown out but have not yet recovered a weapon.

The suspect is undergoing a medical examination and has multiple traffic and criminal charges pending against him.

No one was injured during this incident.





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