A driver in Cheektowaga on Sunday led police on a slow-speed chase into Buffalo that ended with the arrest of three people on drug charges, Cheektowaga police reported.
Police said DeMario R. Latimore, 21, of Shirley Avenue, ignored an officer's demand to pull over his vehicle at about 9 p.m. Sunday. They said he then led police on a 20- to 30-mph chase into Buffalo before stopping on Shirley Avenue, where he fled on foot into nearby yards.
Latimore was found in a home and taken into custody on marijuana possession and numerous traffic charges, police said, stating they found marijuana in plain view in the car he was driving.
Tanesha Wadley, 27, of New York City, and Tashameak Shirley, 22, of Orleans Street, were both charged with criminal possession of marijuana.