Stolen Vehicle Crashes After Evade Police Aborted

On March 18, 2017 at approximately 12:20 a.m. a stolen car was observed eastbound in the area of 8 St & Preston Av by Patrol officers. A traffic stop was attempted at 8 St & Moss Av. The driver of the stolen car failed to stop and accelerated away from police westbound on 8 St. Officers aborted the evade police situation. The driver of the stolen car continued to flee and collided with a member of the public at 8 St & Arlington Av. The driver fled on foot and was observed by officers in the area and arrested in the 2800 block of 8 St E. There were no injuries as a result of the collision.

A 27 year old man is charged with possession of stolen property, evade police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, fail to stop at scene of an accident and failing to comply with court conditions. He will see a Justice of the Peace later today.

(Occurrence Number: 2017-25344)