ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Albany Police arrested a man they said led police on a short chase before crashing his vehicle.
Police say they initiated a traffic stop at Judson and Livingston Wednesday night at around 9:30 p.m. The driver, Shakir Redmon, 26, is accused of then fleeing and leading police on a short chase.
Redmon lost control at Manning Boulevard and North Manning, rolled the car over, and then is accused of fleeing on foot. Police arrested him a short time later.
He was taken to Albany Medical Center with minor injuries.
Redmon was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and unlawfully fleeing a police officer. He was also cited for imprudent speed under the New York State Vehicle and Traffic law.
He is scheduled to be arraigned in Albany County Court.