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Man who fled traffic stop in Somers arrested, state police say


Brandon Gusan

SOMERS, Conn. (WTNH)– Connecticut State Police have arrested the man who reportedly fled from a traffic stop in Somers on Friday.

State police said troopers were called in to help East Longmeadow, Massachusettes, police after 45-year-old Brandon Gusan and a passenger took off from Loubier Drive after an attempted traffic stop.

A chase started and later ended in a driveway in Massachusetts — where both men are residents.

Troopers said passenger 33-year-old Eugene Miller, was taken into custody on scene, but Gusan fled on foot and into the woods. He was later found and arrested.

Both men were charged with multiple charges including illegal possession of unstamped drug and operating a drug factory. Gusan was also charged with interfering with an officer/resisting. He was also wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Massachusetts.

Miller was booked under a $50,000 bond, Gusan was booked under $100,000.

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