Suffolk County Police captured two men in Farmingdale Wednesday who attempted to flee from a traffic stop in North Amityville.
Police said the incident began at Harrison and Albany avenues in North Amityville when officers attempted to pull over the driver of silver 2013 Volkswagen Passat.
But the driver pulled away and led police on a mid-day chase along the Nassau Suffolk border, police and eyewitnesses said. Nassau Police were alerted, including an aviation unit.
The driver was ultimately stopped at Albers Lane in South Farmingdale. The driver, Rashawn Pernell, 24, of Brandon Ave., North Amityville, was apprehended and charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawfully fleeing.
His Passenger, Quinton Davis, 22, of Steele Place, Amityville, was charged with criminal trespass and criminal possession of marijuana, police said.