State Police UPDATE:
On February 7, 2018 at approximately 00:26 a.m., troopers from Troop G – Bridgeport were conducting speed enforcement on I-95 southbound in the area of exit 40, Milford when they observed a black Honda Accord traveling at a high rate of speed. Troopers attempted to stop the Honda; however the operator increased speed and engaged troopers in pursuit. Troop G dispatch notified troopers that the Honda was reported stolen out of Ansonia.
The Honda continued to traveling south on I-95, at times in excess of 120mph, before the operator eventually lost control on the exit 27A off-ramp in Bridgeport and struck the left side barrier. Two male occupants fled on foot from the Honda, while two female occupants remained inside the vehicle. Both males jumped over the guardrail and ran down the embankment toward Prospect Street in Bridgeport.
Troopers engaged in foot pursuit before one of the males, Quientan Brown, was apprehended by State Police K9 Silver and taken into custody. A few minutes later the second male, a juvenile, was located by troopers and Bridgeport police nearby on Prospect Street, and taken into custody. The female occupants were not charged and were released at the scene.
Quientan Brown (dob 5/25/90) of 798 Howard Ave., Bridgeport, was transported by ambulance to Bridgeport Hospital for injuries resulting from the K9 apprehension. Brown was charged with Interfering with an Officer and was released on a $5,000.00 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear at Milford Superior Court on February 20, 2018.
The juvenile male admitted to operating the Honda, and was transported to Troop G where he was charged Larceny 3rd Degree, Reckless Endangerment 1st Degree, Engaging Police in a Pursuit, Reckless Driving, Evading Responsibility, Operating a Motor Vehicle Without a License, Failure to Maintain Lane and Interfering with an Officer. The juvenile was released on a $10,000.00 non-surety bond and scheduled to appear at the Bridgeport Juvenile Court on February 14, 2018.
12:27am–#cttraffic–Police are in pursuit of a black 2007 Honda Accord I-95 southbound in Milford heading towards Bridgeport quickly. Speeds are exceeding 110mph.
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