FREDERICK, Md. - Two men were arrested after allegedly leading authorities on a chase Monday morning, Maryland State Police said.
Robert Hamilton Howard, 20, of Ijamsville, Md., was charged with theft under $300, fleeing and eluding and reckless endangerment. He was also wanted by the Frederick County Sheriff's Department for auto theft and escape from the work-release unit, police said.
Rafael Antonio Muriel, 22, of Westminster, Md., was charged with theft under $300 and fleeing by other means.
Howard was being held without bond Monday night at the Frederick County Adult Detention Center. Muriel was being held on $7,000 bond.
According to police, two men drove away from the Green Valley Citgo station without paying for gasoline.
Police spotted a vehicle matching the description a short time later on Mott Road. When a state trooper attempted to pull the vehicle over, it sped away onto Mott Road, police said.