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Falls man driving with gun leads cops on chase

by TSchmitt
Mon, Jul 11th 2011 08:50 am

A Niagara Falls man seen driving with a handgun led Falls police on a wild chase Saturday night along North Avenue that ended when he crashed into a tree.

19-year-old Christopher W. Cessna-Carter of Jerauld Avenue faces numerous charges, including criminal possession of a weapon.

He was at about 8:30 Saturday night without a seatbelt on when police pulled him over.  He pulled over, but when police got out of their car, he sped off.

Cessna-Carter was going twice the speed limit down North.

He tried to make a sharp turn onto 24th and lost control, smashing into the tree.

 

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