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Police log

April 14, 1999

Area police responded to a number of calls Monday.

* The radiator hose on a Ford Bronco was cut while it was parked in the lot at Williamsport Nursing Home, Maryland State Police said.

* A convertible top on a 1993 Geo Metro was cut while it was parked at 721 Medway Road, Hagerstown City Police said.

* Someone took $50 from the cash drawer at ARS Antiques at 7 E. Baltimore St., Hagerstown City Police said.

* A Sony Playstation and a video belonging to Blockbuster Video were taken from 136 E. Franklin St. The value was $280, Hagerstown City Police said.

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FREDERICK, Md. - Going 62 in a 40 mph zone late Monday led to a number of charges, including driving on a suspended license, against a Frederick man, Frederick County Sheriff's deputies said.

Michael Alan Baker, 30, also was charged with speeding, turning off headlights to avoid identification and fleeing and eluding in a vehicle and on foot.

At 11:43 p.m., Deputy Troy Barrick noticed a Ford truck speeding on Gas House Pike. When he caught up, the truck's headlights were turned off and it was driven into a driveway where both occupants bailed out, deputies said.

The passenger was apprehended quickly, deputies said. The driver, Baker, was found a short time later hiding in a barn, deputies said.

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