BECKET, MASS. (WHDH) - A fugitive who crashed his car in Becket was found on the front porch of a cabin on a pond Tuesday, state police said.

Troopers responding to a report of a single-vehicle crash on Route 90 eastbound around 7 a.m. met with witnesses who reported that a man exited the vehicle after crashing and fled the scene on foot, according state police.

An investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle was likely Diego Martinez, 30, of Sabattus, Maine, and that he was subject of several extraditable warrants for his failure to appear in court on illegal drug and firearm possession offenses, as well as for criminal motor vehicle offenses, state police added.

Troopers along with a K-9 unit, the State Police Air Wing, environmental police officers, Becket police officers, and Lee police officers conducted a search of the area spanning several miles.

Around 12:30 p.m., troopers reportedly learned that Martinez may have been in the area of Goose Pond.

Becket Police Chief Kristopher McDonough transported troopers and state police K-9 Emma on a boat to the area, where they saw Martinez on the front porch of a cabin, according to state police.

Troopers warned that K-9 Emma would be deployed to apprehend Martinez if he did not surrender while they advanced toward the porch, state police said.

Martinez surrendered without incident and was placed into custody, state police added.

He was ordered held without bail pending his appearance at Great Barrington District Court.

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