A man has been taken into custody after a hit and run and resulting police chase.
Ricardo J. Lopez, 25, of Boston is charged with failure to stop for police and driving with a suspended license, among other charges.
At around 5 p.m. on Friday the suspect allegedly hit another vehicle with his 2009 Ford Fusion on Squire Road in Revere, Massachusetts.
The suspect fled the scene.
A trooper attempted to stop the suspect who refused to stop for police.
The suspect allegedly fled down Route 1A South. While fleeing he threw a bag out of his car, say police.
Police were able to stop and apprehend the suspect near Mahoney Circle where he was placed into custody.
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Troopers recovered the bag thrown from the car and believe it to be narcotics.
"The suspect posed a danger to other motorists and to pedestrians because of his driving behavior," said Massachusetts State Police Director of Communications Dave Procopio in a statement, "The troopers did a superb job staying on him and eventually taking him into custody."
There were no other accidents as a result of the pursuit.