According to police, 28-year-old Andre Genest fled from a moving vehicle he was operating when police attempted to pull him over near exit 19 in Southport.
Officers say they then chased Genest through several yards and was apprehended by a K9 unit. He suffered minor puncture wounds and was transported to a local hospital for treatment.
In the suspect’s vehicle, officers located several packages of heroin, tools, jewelry, ski masks, latex gloves, a gun cleaning kit, and a locked safe.
Genest is being charged with Possession of Narcotics, Engaging Police in Pursuit, and other related charges.
His bond was set at $5,100 and he is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 11.