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Md. state senators credited with helping catch thief

Wednesday - 3/20/2013, 3:11pm  ET

OCEAN CITY, Md. - State Sen. James Mathias is being credited with the arrest of a man on theft charges after Mathias saw the man acting suspiciously in his Ocean City neighborhood.

The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/11jdbPB) reports Mathias noticed a suspicious man near his home on March 10. The man was getting close to vehicles and homes and acting suspiciously. Mathias, a Democrat and a member of the Senate since 2011 and a member of the House of Delegates before that, said he followed the man in his car for a short time and called police.

Police arrested 21-year-old Matthew Jacob Bullen and charged him with theft and tampering with vehicles. Police learned Bullen had broken into three vehicles and had taken items from them.

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Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://capitalgazette.com


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