EVERETT, MASS. (WHDH) - Authorities are searching for two men after a car chase in Everett ended in a crash and led to two arrests and the seizure of multiple firearms, including an AK-47 that was thrown from the vehicle.
Officers who tried to stop a vehicle with no headlights on Thursday began pursuing the car when the driver refused to stop, according to Everett police.
When the car crashed on Broadway, police say four men jumped from the vehicle and fled the area on foot.
One witness told 7News a heavy police presence immediately descended on the crash scene.
“We saw a Jeep on the curb, we saw a bunch of cruisers pull up behind,” he recalled. “We saw four gentlemen jump out of the vehicle, start running down 99. They booked it with the Everett police in chase.”
Two of the men, whose names have not been released, were taken into custody by Everett, state and transit police a short time later.
Rashad Odom, 29, of the South End, and Angelo Guimaraes, 19, of East Boston, were arraigned Friday in Malden District Court on charges of possessing stolen firearms and resisting arrest.
Both men were ordered held without bail. They are both due back in court at a later time.
Two other men remain on the run.
A gym bag that had been thrown from the vehicle was found to contain an AK-47 that had been reported stolen, police said.
Other weapons were said to be found in the car.
Anyone with information on the other two suspects’ whereabouts is asked to call Everett police.
This is a developing story; stay with 7News on air and online for the latest updates.
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