A Laurel man wanted by police in three counties and by state police led an Anne Arundel County officer on a high-speed chase through Maryland City and into Laurel before his car crashed into two trucks and he fled, police reported.
The man was found later outside a Little Tavern on U.S. Route 1 in Laurel.
The chase started about 2:30 a.m. when Western District Officer William Daughters saw a 1986 Nissan 300-ZX turn left from Red Clay Road onto Route 198 against a red light. Officer Daughters followed the car, which was speeding and ran another red light at Route 198 and Laurel Dale Drive, police said.
When the officer turned on his siren and emergency lights, the driver sped off. At speeds in excess of 110 mph, the driver fled west on Route 198 into Prince George's County. He stopped when his car crashed into two trucks. The driver ran from his car but was caught outside a Little Tavern.
Francis Allan Hall, 27, of the 11000 block of Forest Lane, was charged with driving with a suspended license, attempting to elude police and five traffic violations.
He was wanted in a fourth-degree sex offense in Anne Arundel, failure to appear in court on a car theft charge in Howard, a child support warrant in Prince George's and by state police for failure to appear in court on a traffic charge.
Music program planned for children at libraries
The Anne Arundel County public libraries will sponsor a "Kindermusik," program of games and songs to help children appreciate music at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Aug. 1 at the Crofton branch.
The program is free and is geared toward preschoolers through third-graders.
Meade High students named to honor roll
Meade Senior High School recently released it honor roll for the fourth marking period.
Jeneen Manlangit, grade 10, Kara S. Motonaga, grade 11, and Sandra Conlon, grade 12 were named to the Superintendent Honor Roll.
Students who made the "A" Honor Roll were:
* Ninth grade: Shenika T. Abram, Jodi L. Beitzell, Nichole M. Berwanger, Scott R. Frobish, Kimberly Glenn, Monica L. Johnson, Sun Hyank Y Kim, Rachael D. Nobles, James R. Robinson, Lindsay J. Scoggins, and Cheris D. Thomas.
* 10th grade: Kristina A. Boyd, James H. Gross III, Jodie A. Farriot, Joseph Kalinowski III, Kon Hyok K. Lee, Tetra Lewis, Jeneen Manlangit, Tamara S. McDonald, Mary A. Peterson, Cecilia N. Pittenger, Phillip D. Roberts, Laura C. Smith, and Cassie M. Thomas.
* 11th grade: Wendy K. Altschuler, Tamara M. Bruhn, Darren F. Errell, Susan M. Fink, Bryan J. Foughty, Janel Gonzales, Pamela F. Kidd, Daniell A. Lenhard, Heather D. Minich, Kara S. Motonaga, Aretayus J. Parker, John D. Thompson, and William H. Toney III.
* 12th grade: Lee Alexis, Lisa A. Becker, Robert E. Borys, Sandra J. Conlon, Kameiko M. Foster, Jocelyn N. Frobish, Tia M. Galloway, Joseph D. Goforth, Sandra M. Hissey, David M. Hitaffer, Mary L. McQuinn, Aileen N. Roberts, Jennifer L. Robles, and Joel A. Wright.
Gambrills man renamed to barber board
Gov. Parris N. Glendening recently reappointed Gambrills resident Phillip Mazza to the State Board of Barber Examiners for a fourth five-year term.
Mr. Mazza, a barber for more than 30 years, is the section chief of the barber styling program for the Department of Corrections in Prince George's County, where he has developed a state-certified program for barber training for inmates.
Each day Mr. Mazza instructs eight inmates to prepare them to obtain a Maryland State Barber license.