Durham police said officers attempted to stop a vehicle for traffic violation near Westney Road around 12:05 a.m.
Passenger caught, driver still on loose after Ajax pursuit
It is alleged that the driver of the black BMW did not stop and as the vehicle was fleeing, officers "observed something being thrown out of the window."
The driver and the passenger, police said, got out of the vehicle and fled on foot. The vehicle, which was still on drive, rolled into a fence and then into a nearby forest.
AJAX, Ont. — Police say a man from southern Ontario has been arrested after he allegedly plotted to murder a couple living in Jamaica.
Kion Knight-Forde, of Ajax, has been charged with possession of a controlled substance and assault with intent to resist arrested.
AJAX — Police have arrested one suspect and continue to seek another after an attempted traffic stop led to a pursuit early Tuesday in Ajax.
Suspects tossed a substance believed to be cocaine from the vehicle during the chase, which began shortly after midnight Sept. 3 when officers attempted to pull over a BMW for a traffic violation in the Westney Road area, Durham police said.
The driver and a passenger bailed from the vehicle, which was still in gear, on McGonigal Lane, police said. The suspects fled on foot and the car struck a fence, then into a wooded area.
Kion Knight-Forde, 18, of Westacott Crescent, Ajax, is charged with assault with intent to resist arrest and drug possession.