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Posted at 7:55 AM ET, 02/25/2011

Arrest after Frederick police chase

By The Frederick (Md.) News-Post

Frederick police have arrested a man they say fled after officers tried to pull him over.

Thirty-one-year-old Douglas Smith has been charged with vehicle theft, fleeing and eluding and other offenses.

Police say late Wednesday, officers saw a vehicle leaving Frederick Memorial Hospital that didn't have working tail lights. Officers tried to get the driver to pull over, but he did not stop.

Police say after a short pursuit, the car hit a traffic signal support pole and a barricade. There were no injuries.

By The Frederick (Md.) News-Post  | February 25, 2011; 7:55 AM ET
Categories:  Frederick  
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