WINDHAM, Maine — Police in Windham have arrested the suspect who they believe led them on a chase and crashed on River Road Thursday night.
Daniel Wayne Spooner, 34, was apprehended around 8 a.m. Friday.
Police said he was taken into custody and brought to the Cumberland County Jail.
Spooner is charged with eluding a police officer, leaving the scene of a personal injury crash and endangering the welfare of a child.
Further charges maybe pending as the investigation continues.
Officials say around 5 p.m. Thursday, a vehicle was reported for speeding through the Brookhaven Drive neighborhood. When the responding officer tried to stop the suspect's vehicle for a traffic violation, police say the driver immediately sped away and crashed shortly after on River Road.
A police K9 Unit was deployed in an attempt to locate the operator, but was unsuccessful, according to police.
We will update this story as more information becomes available.