Michigan State Police recover $10k in cash, loaded pistol after chase with stolen Charger
DETROIT - Michigan State Police made quite the find Tuesday night when they arrested a man fleeing from a crash he caused in a stolen Dodge Charger.
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Around 10:15 p.m., state troopers in Metro Detroit received a report that the owner of a stolen car had spotted his vehicle on westbound I-94 near Eight Mile Road.
Troopers searching eventually spotted the vehicle traveling eastbound on I-96 near Joy. As police attempted a traffic stop, the Charger fled southbound on Livernois from I-96.
They lost sight before another unit was able to relocate the vehicle.
A pursuit took place before the suspect crashed the car while on eastbound Davison when he struck a median pedestrian walkway and a civilian car.
The driver attempted to flee the scene but was taken into custody after being tased.
Police recovered a loaded 9mm pistol and approximately $10,000 in cash. Both the civilian driver and suspect were medically evaluated.
The suspect was eventually lodged as an investigation continues.