ANNAPOLIS, Md. – On January 10 at 11:26 a.m. an employee of a business on Bay Ridge Road reported that two men entered the store and stole three iPhones from a display.
An officer responding to the theft saw the vehicle the men were described as leaving in being operated on Bay Ridge Avenue near Bay Ridge Road. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle on Tyler Avenue near Hilltop Lane, but the driver immediately fled, turning down Primrose Road and striking a tree.
The two occupants fled the vehicle on foot, but were quickly stopped by officers. The phones stolen from the store were found in the vehicle. The driver was identified as Jarred Brown, 30, of Hyattsville and the passenger as Dasheem Smith, 28, of Suitland.
Brown and Smith suffered injuries from the crash and were transported to an area hospital for treatment. They were later released and both were charged with theft and destruction of property.
Both men are being held at the Jennifer Road Detention Center without bond.