Stolen car chase ends in Fairfield as suspect is subdued with stun gun
Three Bridgeport men were arrested on theft and conspiracy charges early Saturday, and one was subdued with a stun gun, after a stolen car chase on Interstate 95 that ended in Fairfield.
The incident occurred about 12:25 a.m. Saturday when Stamford police reported that a stolen Dodge Grand Caravan with Lojack technology that pinpointed its location heading east on I-95.
State Police caught up with the minivan in Westport, and it left the highway at Exit 19 in Fairfield. The car stopped on Spruce Street, and the driver, Anthony Rivera, 22, of Anthony Street, Bridgeport, fled on foot to the rear of a house, police said.
When Rivera resisted arrest, a trooper fired a stun gun, which incapacitated Rivera, according to the report.
Rivera faces seven charges, including larceny, interfering with police, criminal mischief and disobeying police orders. He was released after posting $10,000 bond and is set to appear Feb. 17 in Bridgeport Superior Court.
Ferra and Lopez were to be arraigned Monday in Bridgeport Superior Court.
During their investigation, police said a Suzuki motorcycle that had been reported stolen was found inside the Caravan.