Milford man charged after vehicle pursuit

Incident #51-15-8884 Date: 8/12/15

Released By: Det. Dwight Young/ Criminal Division

On the evening of 8/12/15, the Milford Police arrested and charged a 46yo Milford man following a brief vehicle pursuit. Richard M. Owens was charged with Disregarding a Police Signal, Driving While Suspended, Fictitious Registration and other traffic violations. Officers attempted to perform a traffic stop on a vehicle that Owens was operating after officers observed a traffic violation in the area of Bay Rd & New Wharf Rd. Owens first pulled the vehicle off to the side of the road for officers but then accelerated and fled. Owens continued traveling onto Big Stone Beach Rd while refusing to stop the vehicle. Owens finally brought the vehicle to a stop after turning into a driveway of a residence. Owens was taken into custody without further incident. Owens was arraigned and released on $1650.00 unsecured bond.

R. Owens

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