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On Wednesday February 16thh, 2022, at about 3:10 pm, The Westchester County Police Real Time Crime Center alerted the New Rochelle Police Department that a vehicle being driven by suspects wanted by the FBI was driving through New Rochelle in the vicinity of North Ave and Huguenot Street. New Rochelle Police Patrol Officers found the vehicle and attempted to conduct a traffic stop, however the vehicle fled, and a short pursuit ensued. While driving Northbound on Webster Ave from Main St, the suspects’ vehicle collided into an oncoming vehicle, injuring that driver who sustained what was reported as non-life-threatening injuries.
The vehicle wanted by the FBI had 3 occupants all of whom were detained by the FBI. One passenger of that vehicle was injured in the accident and was taken to a local hospital for treatment. The driver of that vehicle was charged by New Rochelle Police for violations stemming from the pursuit. Please refer to the FBI for the names and charges on the passengers.
Rashad Newton, 18 years of age, of Syracuse, NY. ]
Penal Law 120.20 Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree – A Misdemeanor
Penal Law 120.05 Assault 2nd Degree – Recklessly Cause Serious Injury – D Felony
Penal Law 170.25 Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree – D Felony