ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On Feb. 16 at 12:30 a.m., officers on patrol noticed a black Ford van go through the intersection at Forest Drive and Tyler Avenue without stopping at a red light.
Officers followed the vehicle and attempted to stop it at Tyler Avenue and President Street. The vehicle’s driver did not stop, but fled the vehicle on foot in the 900 block of President Street. Officers quickly stopped the driver, Antonio Surgeon, 30, of Severn and arrested him. Surgeon failed to leave the vehicle in park when he fled from it and the vehicle struck a parked unoccupied vehicle causing minor damage.
The vehicle was found to have been reported stolen to Anne Arundel County Police Department. Surgeon was charged with motor vehicle unlawful taking, two counts of theft and trespass.