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Prince George's man arrested after chase

A Prince George's County man was arrested early yesterday after an hourlong chase that began when Baltimore County police attempted to stop him on the Beltway in Woodlawn, authorities said.

Two police cars were rammed in the chase, which ended in a crash in Prince George's County, according to police.

Terrence Anthony Brooks, 30, of Mitchellville was charged with first-degree assault, malicious destruction of property, reckless driving, fleeing and eluding, and driving on a suspended license, authorities said.

No one was injured in the chase, police said.

The chase began about 5:20 a.m. on the Beltway near Security Boulevard, where Baltimore County police attempted to stop a 1994 Chrysler with stolen tags, authorities said. The driver failed to pull over and led police on a chase at about 70 mph.

Near Howard County, state police took over the pursuit, which continued down Interstate 95 to the inner loop of the Capital Beltway, to the Baltimore-Washington Parkway, to New York Avenue and then back to the Capital Beltway, state police said. State police said they pulled away from the pursuit when the driver entered Washington, but a state police helicopter tracked the car, and police moved in as it came back into Maryland near FedEx Field in Landover.

In an attempt to elude police, the driver rammed two police cars, state police said. The driver then steered the car onto a nearby sidewalk and struck a metal pole, police said.

Nick Shields


Special-education job fair

The Baltimore County public school system is scheduled to hold a special-education recruitment fair tomorrow for the 2007-2008 school year.

The system is looking for special-education teachers in all areas, including speech pathologists and physical therapists.

The job fair is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Days Hotel/Timonium Conference Center, 9615 Deereco Road, Timonium.

Information: 410-887-4605.


Elementary school sets book fair

Owings Mills Elementary School is scheduled to hold a book fair from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tomorrow at Barnes & Noble, 1819 Reisterstown Road, Pikesville.

As part of the event, teachers and administrators will read their favorite books. Funds raised during the book fair will be used to buy books for the school's library.

Information: 410-887-1710.


Students to display artwork

Artwork by Baltimore County elementary and middle school students is being displayed through Monday at the Walters Art Museum, 600 N. Charles St., Baltimore.

A reception is scheduled for the student artists and their families from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday.

Information: 410-887-4030.

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