Police detain suspect who led them on short chase through Danville

DANVILLE (KRON) — Danville police have detained a man who they say ran from officers during a traffic stop late Friday morning.

Around 11:20 a.m., a police canine found 27-year-old Christopher Ramos hiding in a resident’s garage in the 700 block of Contada Circle, according to Geoff Gillette, a spokesperson for the town on Danville.

Gillette said that an officer tried to make a traffic stop around 10 a.m., but the driver refused to pull over.

Police were able to determine that the vehicle ad been reported stolen.

Officers chased the car the Contada Circle, where the passenger in the car was taken into custody. His name has not yet been released.

Gillette said that Ramos ran away on foot, but was quickly detained.

There were only two people in the car during the short chase.

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