Man arrested after police pursuit that ended in Norfolk crash

Posted at 12:00 PM, Nov 04, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-04 12:01:48-05

Darrius White

CHESAPEAKE, Va. – A short police pursuit began in Chesapeake near the Campostella Bridge at 10:07 a.m. Sunday morning.

According to officials, a Chesapeake Police Department officer attempted to stop a white Ford Fiesta when the license plate revealed that it was stolen out of Hampton.

The driver refused to stop and the pursuit continued into the City of Norfolk, police said.

Officers followed the vehicle through Norfolk where it sideswiped a vehicle and crashed into a tree. Both people in the vehicle ran after the crash.

Police caught a passenger and the driver. Officers said they found evidence of stolen property inside the vehicle.

The suspect has been charged with felony eluding, possession of stolen property, felony hit and run, driving while revoked and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

Police said the pursuit lasted about 3-4 minutes and no injuries were reported.

The driver was IDed as 19-year-old Darrius White and the passenger was a 15-year-old female.