Lewiston police Thursday morning attempted to stop a car on Pierce Street for a minor traffic violation. Police said the driver pulled to the side of the road and jumped out, fleeing on foot and leading police on a short chase. The driver, 31-year-old Mowlid Gure of Lewiston, was captured a short time later at Bartlett and Walnut streets. Police said Gure exhibited signs of medical distress and was taken by ambulance to Central Maine Medical Center. While he was being examined at the hospital, Gure was summonsed on charges of driving with a suspended license and refusing to submit to arrest. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Lewiston police use a K-9 to search a car with a Minnesota registration that they stopped Thursday morning on Pierce Street. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Lewiston police search a car with a Minnesota registration that they stopped Thursday morning on Pierce Street. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

Lewiston police search a car with a Minnesota registration that they stopped Thursday morning on Pierce Street. Police say the driver fled on foot and was apprehended at Bartlett and Walnut streets. He was taken to the hospital for an unknown medical condition. Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal

 


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