Hammond Police attempted a traffic stop on February 26, at approximately 10:54 a.m., for traffic violations and no license plate but the vehicle, a 2009 black Audi, refused to stop and a pursuit began.
The vehicle crashed on North Morrison Boulevard after striking another vehicle at the intersection of Morrison and University Avenue. After the crash, the driver fled the vehicle on foot, HPD officers chased him, and after a brief struggle, he was taken into custody. He was later identified as 25 YO David Jenkins of Albany. Jenkins faces numerous charges.