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Falls man accused of driving stolen car in police chase

NIAGARA FALLS - A  Seventh Street man faces a long list of charges after police said they caught him driving a stolen car Friday night.

Jamell Parker, 26, is charged with resisting arrest, reckless driving, speeding, third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and second-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Police said  officers who attempted to stop the car  near Memorial Parkway about 8:30 p.m.  were led on a chase, in which Parker ran stop signs and red lights while driving 45 mph in a 30 mph zone.

Parker and a passenger  jumped from the car in the 500 block of Eighth Street, where  Parker was quickly apprehended, police said.  The passenger escaped, police added.

 

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