High-speed Chase Ends With 3 Arrests

Police beat

March 18, 1992

Two boys and an Arnold man were arrested after a high-speed chase that ended when a stolen car crashed into a county police captain's carparked in front of his Severna Park home.

The chase began about 11 p.m. Thursday when officers in the Riverdale community spotted a stolen Honda CRX that was driven by a man who was a suspect in a burglary earlier in the day, police said.

The officer began chasing the car, and the driver refused to stop. The suspect drove onto the front lawn of Capt. Gary Barr's home after hitting Barr's 1987 Chevrolet Camaro.

The driver jumped out. Officers later arrested a 17-year-old Pasadena resident, who was charged as a juvenile with burglary, auto theft and several traffic violations.

Christopher Shane Maloney, 18, of the 800 block of Twin Harbor Road, and another 17-year-old Arnold boy were also charged with burglary, police said.


An Annapolis man was charged with disorderly conduct and assaulting a policeofficer early Monday outside the American Legion Hall on Forest Drive, Annapolis police said.

Ephriam W. Jones, 28, was arrested afterpolice officers were called to the scene at 2 a.m. by a security guard who complained a man had displayed a gun inside the hall, police said. The security guard directed the officer to a white car in which three men were sitting.

Jones allegedly began yelling obscenities at the police officer and was placed under arrest after he refused toquiet down, police said.


Vandals used a pellet gun to shoot out the windows of 19 cars in theSevern and Harmans area sometime Tuesday night, county police said.

Officers on patrol in the area noticed damaged cars that were parked on Baggins, Harmans and New Disney roads; Citadel, Macedonia and Champlain drives; and Strider Court, police said.

There were no witnesses to the vandalism, and police have no suspects.

A compilation of some of the crimes reported to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County and state police:


100 block of Lee Drive: March 15, entry gained through the door. Cash and stereo equipment taken. Total loss: $1,420.


2500 block of Arbor Court: March 14, entry gained through the door. Tools

taken. Total loss: Unknown.

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