[UPDATE 7:20 a.m.] Private Citizen Helps Capture Fleeing Drug Suspects
According to the EPD, an officer had been following a BMW driven by someone believed to be involved in the drug trade. The driver attempted to flee and spun out in the 2300 block of Summer Street. The two occupants fled on foot reportedly tossing items that officers believe to be heroin and methamphetamine.
An officer apprehended one in the backyard of a residence while a private citizen captured another that was attempting to hide in his home. The two suspects were arrested on drug charges and for hit and run.
As of this time, their names and exact charges have not been released.
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