(Bridgeport, CT – March 27, 2014) – A motor vehicle stop turned into a police pursuit Wednesday during which the motorist threw drugs from his car.

Officer Ivan Delgado attempted to pull over the Kia Soul but the motorist refused to stop.

The driver got on Route 8 and began throwing items out the window. Police stopped the pursuit for safety reasons after the motorist got onto Route 15 southbound.  The State Police subsequent stopped and detained him in Westport.

Police canvassed the area where the motorist was seen tossing items recovered a bag containing marijuana. Police also recovered a rolled up dollar bill that has cocaine residue in it.

Joseph Rivera, 36, of Bridgeport, faces charges including engaging police in pursuit, reckless driving, interfering with police, tampering with evidence and drug offenses.


By Alex

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