Fugitive Arrested Following Chase

Terry Stackhouse

Updated 2 years ago

A Maine man who instigated a high speed chase involving 5 police agencies was arrested Friday. Waterville Police tell us that an undercover police officer arrested 31-year-old Ernest Almeida of Fairfield aboard an Amtrack train in New Haven, Connecticut.Earlier this week, officers tried to stop him at three different locations before he took off on foot.He is now charged with being a fugitive from justice and will appear in court, in Connecticut, on Monday.Officials are discussing possible extradition to Maine.


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