Last Tuesday afternoon, the New York police were investigating the accident scene when a different crime came out of nowhere. A 35-year-old man aboard a red Jaguar collided with a patrol car, almost ran over an agent and fled before the body could react.
This incident was recorded by the cameras of the officers, where it is shown from the beginning to the arrest.
According to local media, he had been on the scene for 90 minutes before the driver, identified as M. Hodge, appeared. They were ordered to stop, but he put the Jaguar XF in reverse and hit a police van, then came within inches of hitting an officer.
In the video, Hodge is seen throwing something out the passenger side window. The police would later confirm that it was “large quantities of heroin This started a manhunt that ended at the man’s home at his home on Bradley Avenue.
A car just ran into a police scene on Chase Avenue in Waterbury. Several officers were on the road.
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Fernando C. Spagnolo, Waterbury police chief said the suspect has an extensive criminal history and ties to the Crips gang. He is about a convicted felon from New York on charges of weapons possession. He had been released on $50,000 bond.
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Now, Hodge is accused of two counts of criminal attempted assault in the first degree, seven counts of reckless endangerment in the first degree, two counts of evasion of responsibility, operating without a license, and possession of narcotics.
The Fox61 portal reports that he was being held on $1 million bail for evasion and on a separate $5,000 bail for charges related to a previous case of domestic abuse.
For now, there is no information on why drove to the scene of a crime.
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