WYANDOTTE, MI – Two men caught with fake police gear, drugs and thousands of dollars in allegedly stolen goods after a police chase this week both face multiple felony charges.
Michael George Teen, 40, and Tonnie Dean Chavis, 61, were arraigned Thursday for the incident which took place on Tuesday, FOX 2 Detroit reports.
At around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, a Wyandotte police officer attempted to stop a vehicle after it did not give in when exiting a drugstore parking lot, MLive previously reported. The vehicle did not stop and a chase ensued. The suspects eventually abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. Both were arrested. Evidence seized from the suspects and the vehicle included handcuffs, a police badge, methamphetamine, cocaine, purses, lottery tickets, diabetes test strips, a set of hooks and a weapon BB gun designed to look like a handgun, police said.
Teenager charged with possession of methamphetamine, a 10-year felony; possession of burglary tools, a 10-year felony; possession of cocaine, a four-year felony; flight and escape in the fourth degree, a two-year crime; and repeat offender, second offense, reports the television channel.
Chavis is charged with possession of methamphetamines; assault, resistance or obstruction of a police officer, two-year felony; and repeat offender, fourth offense, according to the report.