The youth, who had apparently stopped to ask for directions, fled without exchanging information with Benningfield, police said. He was arrested at the Clear Spring Exxon, police said.
The Toyota Corolla, which belongs to the youth's mother, was taken without her permission, police said.
The youth was ordered held at the Juvenile Holdover Facility pending a hearing.
Girl scout van collides with truck
EMMITSBURG, Md. - A van full of girl scouts heading to Canada for a camping trip collided with a Dodge pickup truck Thursday, sending five people to the hospital, police said.
George Sanders, 51, of Emmitsburg, was turning from Md. 15 onto Old Frederick Road. His pickup truck collided with the Chevrolet van at about 3:20 p.m., police said.
Sanders and Fiona McDonald, one of the van's passengers, were flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, police said. Sanders was in serious but stable condition Thursday night and McDonald was treated and released, a hospital spokeswoma said.
Three other passengers - Elainia Ross, Leslie Daugherty and Linda Kelly, all of Alexandria, Va., - were taken to Gettysburg (Pa.) Hospital.
Ross and Daugherty were treated and released but a hospital spokeswoman had no information on Kelly.
Accident victim is identified
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. - A 26-year-old motorcyclist who died late Tuesday when he crossed the center line into the path of a Dodge Dakota pickup on Salem Road has been identified, Pennsylvania State Police said.
Alan R. Barnhart was eastbound on his 1983 Suzuki GS 750 motorcycle at 10:10 p.m. when he missed a curve, police said.
Ejected from his cycle, he was pronounced dead at the scene by Franklin County Coroner Ken Peiffer, police said.
Police unable to apprehend suspects
Helicopters, dogs and officers in cruisers were unable to locate two suspects Wednesday night who tried to break into a 1997 black Ford Probe GT on the rear lot of Hagerstown Ford at 1714 Massey Boulevard.
A night store salesman called Washington County authorities at 10 p.m. to say he saw two men attempting to get into the car.
They fled on foot and a search of the area failed to turn up anyone, deputies said.
The car was taken to the sheriff's department to check for fingerprints and other evidence.
Men charged in theft of license tag
Two Washington, D.C., men were stopped for running a red light early today and were found to be in a vehicle with stolen temporary tags.
Dante Ramano Jackson and Shane Michael Beckles, both 21, were held at the Washington County Detention Center after the 4:19 a.m. incident at Church and Prospect Street.
Both were charged with misdemeanor theft.
Theft of trailer tires, rims reported
The theft of nine trailer tires and five rims, worth $5,000, was reported Wednesday to the Maryland State Police.
Someone apparently drove through a field to Beaver Creek Concrete at 10100 Mapleville Road and took the items, police said.