A Mayflower man in his 20s ran the stoplight at Locust Street and College Avenue in front of a CPD officer at about 8:35 Tuesday morning and didn’t stop when the officer turned on his lights and sirens. Instead, the man turned south onto Conway Boulevard and sped up. The man’s 1994 Mercury Sable managed 60 mph on South Center Street, running the stop sign at Hardy Street, and finally got up to about 75 on Sturgis Road, the report states. The driver eventually ran off the road and he and his female passenger got out and tried to make a run for it through a wooded area, but officers ran them down and arrested them without further incident.
The woman had about a gram of what was feared to be "a green leafy vegetable substance," about a gram of suspected methamphetamine, a multi-colored smoking device and three pills of some sort in her purse. There was a briefcase in the car with digital scales and spoons in it. Also in the car was a Sterling .22 caliber semiautomatic handgun.