District 5 Officers Gregory Kuspa and Chauncey Harris conducted a traffic stop on Thursday August 22nd, on a vehicle at 11:29 p.m. in the 2200 block of W Keefe St. for multiple traffic violations. When the vehicle stopped, a 19 year old backseat passenger, fled from the vehicle on foot.
Officers Harris and Kuspa gave chase and observed him discard a .380 semiautomatic pistol as he ran away. After a brief search, the subject was apprehended. He was arrested for Carrying a Concealed Weapon and Resisting/Obstructing an Officer.