Editor's note: Craig Hochstadt was cleared of all criminal charges.
Craig Hochstadt, a Maryland reserve attackman and a Boys' Latin graduate, was arrested earlier this month after a stolen parking pass from a senior campus administrator was found in a car registered in Hochstadt's name, a university police spokesman said yesterday. The freshman has been suspended for three games.
Hochstadt, a Columbia native and the younger brother of the Terrapins' second-team All-America attackman Scott Hochstadt, was charged with theft by police on Feb. 8 after a university parking employee discovered an all-campus parking permit hanging in a car window.
Parking officials then discovered that the pass, which is a type not issued to students, was registered to an assistant vice president of the school and had been reported stolen.
"This is a team-imposed penalty that will end after the Duke game [on March 7]," Maryland coach Dick Edell said.
Pub Date: 2/26/99