2 in custody after blue Mustang with stolen tag flees from police in Miramar

Driver flees from car after crashing into parked vehicle

By Janine Stanwood - Anchor/Reporter, Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor, Andrea Torres - Digital Reporter/Producer

MIRAMAR, Fla. - After a chase, officers arrested two males in a blue Mustang from out of state in Miramar Friday afternoon. 

An officer began to follow the car, which had a stolen tag, on the Turnpike and attempted to stop the driver at 68th Avenue and Mirarmar Parkway.

During the chase, a passenger threw a stolen gun out of the car before the driver sped into a shopping plaza and crashed into a parked car.

Miramar police spokeswoman Tania Rues said detectives recovered the firearm the passenger threw out of the car and another that was left inside the stolen car. The passenger took off running. 

Officers caught him near the Publix on 69th Avenue. He was facing charges of carrying a concealed firearm, possession of a stolen firearm and resisting arrest without violence. 

The driver was charged with felony traffic infractions, disobeying a lawful order and petit theft for the stolen tag. 

This is a developing story. 


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