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Tamaqua police apprehend attempted murder suspect

  • KATHY KUNKEL/TIMES NEWS Quinten T. Hutty is escorted from the office of District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, by Tamaqua Police Cpl. Dwayne Hacker (left), and Patrolman Matt Bynon, after being arraigned on charges related to an attempted murder in…
    KATHY KUNKEL/TIMES NEWS Quinten T. Hutty is escorted from the office of District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, by Tamaqua Police Cpl. Dwayne Hacker (left), and Patrolman Matt Bynon, after being arraigned on charges related to an attempted murder in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Published November 10. 2010 05:00PM

A man wanted for attempted murder in Baltimore County, Maryland, has been apprehended by Tamaqua Police.

Officers executed a Governor's Warrant last night and took Quinten T. Hutty, 28, into custody at approximately 7 p.m. Hutty uses a Tamaqua address of 320 W. Broad St. The arrest was made in the 200 block of East Broad Street after officers observed Hutty in a white 2000 Mercury Mountaineer. Due to the nature of the charges against him, officers had their weapons drawn, but Hutty surrendered without incident.

Baltimore County Police charged Hutty with attempted first degree murder, attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, second degree assault and carrying a dangerous weapon. The defendant allegedly stabbed his victim a total of 23 times, using a pair of scissors. When Hutty moved to Tamaqua, the Governor of Maryland executed a warrant for his arrest. Pennsylvania Governor Edward Rendell then issued his own warrant for Hutty.

Hutty was arraigned before duty District Judge Stephen Bayer, Tamaqua, who set bail at $1 million straight cash bond. The defendant was then transported to the Schuylkill County Prison, Pottsville, where he will remain until Baltimore County Police arrive to transport him back to Maryland.

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