Man Arrested After Running from Police

he ran across Interstate 70

Myersville, Md (DG) – A 21-year-old man was arrested after a traffic stop in Myersville on Wednesday.

A Frederick County Sheriff’s Deputy tried to conduct a traffic stop at around 7:30 PM on a vehicle by Route 17 and Interstate 70.

As the deputy attempted to make contact with the driver, he fled on foot crossing the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 70.

The deputy pursued the driver, and with the help of two citizens the driver was taken into custody.

Police located a small amount of marijuana and prescription pills that the driver tried to discard while he was running away.

The driver was identified as Kyree D’Artangnan Hansen. He was charged with fleeing and eluding on foot, resisting arrest, and possession of drugs.