Arrest - Evade Police - 100 Block Research Road

A 45-year-old man has been charged after fleeing from Police on Saturday night.

Shortly before 10:00 p.m., November 17, 2018, Patrol officers observed a stolen Pontiac Sunfire travelling on Preston Avenue. Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop at Preston Avenue North and Research Road however the driver refused and fled at a high rate of speed westbound on Research Drive. He lost control and struck a traffic sign before hitting the curb and losing a tire. The vehicle continued traveling a short distance before it was no longer driveable. The driver fled on foot into a wooded area where Officers were able to take him into custody without further incident.

The driver is charged with Evade Police and Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle. He was also arrested on outstanding warrants. (Court Info # 991072140).

(Occurrence Number: 18-122178)