Delmar man sought by Laurel police

LAUREL – Town of Laurel police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating Alex Justice Jr., a 25-year-old Delmar, DE man wanted for violating parole.

Alex Justice Jr.

Pastina Pitts

Police on July 3 initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle operated by a person later identified as Alex Justice Jr. Justice fled into the Hollybrook Apartment complex, stopped the vehicle and fled on foot, according to Laurel Police Department spokesman Cpl. Christopher Story.

Officers located a 7-month-old infant lying on the front seat and a 3-year-old child in the rear seat.

During the investigation, Pastina Pitts, 32, of 501 Hollybrook Apartments, approached the vehicle involved in the pursuit and asked to get her children. That vehicle was last registered to Pitts.

During the investigation, Pitts eventually identified the driver as the children’s biological father, Alex Justice Jr.

Based on information obtained during the investigation, Pitts was arrested for felony hindering prosecution. She was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Court 2 and released on $2,000 unsecured bond pending a future court date.

Police learned Alex Justice Jr. has active warrants for his arrest issued out of the Delaware Sussex County Superior Court for violating his probation. Laurel Police Department currently has active felony warrants on file for Alex Justice Jr. and are requesting help from the public.  Justice Jr. frequents the Delmar, Laurel and Seaford areas, Cpl. Story said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cpl. Christopher Story of the Laurel Police Department at 875-2244 or Delaware CRIMESTOPPERS at 1-800-TIP-3333.

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