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Va. Man Arrested After High-Speed Chase In Md.

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(Credit: AP)

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ELKTON, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police have charged a Virginia man with traffic and drug offenses after he allegedly led troopers on a high-speed chase on Interstate 95 near North East.

Danny Jones, 29, of Fredericksburg, Va., is being held on $50,000 bond after Wednesday afternoon’s incident.

Troopers say Jones was pulled over for speeding but sped away.

Authorities say Jones traveled at speeds reaching 110 mph toward Elkton, ran a red light and was struck by a minivan.

Troopers say Jones left his car and was apprehended behind a restaurant. Marijuana and cocaine were allegedly found in his vehicle.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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