Authorities arrest man wanted in Jan. 29 chase

February 07, 1996|By TaNoah V. Sterling | TaNoah V. Sterling,SUN STAFF

A Brooklyn Park man who state police believe led them on a 20-mile, high-speed chase that ended in a head-on collision near Annapolis was ordered held yesterday on $500,000 bond.

After searching for a week, police arrested Lee Henson, 20, of the 5200 block of Audrey Ave. about 12:30 p.m. Monday in a rowhouse in the 600 block of Franklintown Road in West Baltimore.

Mr. Henson was wanted on 10 criminal charges in the Jan. 29 chase in which three people were injured.

Police said they recovered 139 small packages of crack cocaine and a loaded .380 semiautomatic handgun. Mr. Henson has not been charged with any drug or weapons violations.

After the head-on collision, Mr. Henson and a woman passenger were flown by MedEvac helicopter to the trauma center at Prince George's Hospital Center in Cheverly. The passenger, who was not charged, was treated and released. Mr. Henson left the hospital that evening before a guard could be sent there, police said.

Police located Mr. Henson after a tip.

Suzanne Scarborough of Edgewater, the driver of the other car in the collision, was listed in stable condition yesterday at Anne Arundel Medical Center.

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