Authorities: Suspect arrested for possession of illegal firearm following Mount Vernon police chase

The Mount Vernon Police Department conducted a cooperative detail on Friday and after attempting to conduct a traffic stop, one of the passengers ran from the car while the car itself fled.

News 12 Staff

Jun 18, 2023, 11:32 AM

Updated 340 days ago

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Police arrested a suspect for having an illegally possessed firearm following a car chase in Mount Vernon. 
The Mount Vernon Police Department conducted a cooperative detail on Friday and after attempting to conduct a traffic stop, one of the passengers ran from the car while the car itself fled.
After a short pursuit, the individual was found to be in possession of an illegally possessed firearm. 
Mount Vernon police thanked the plainclothes Violent Crime Unit and the entire department for keeping the city safe.


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