Two men are still on the run after a wild car chase — in which a high-powered firearm was tossed out of a window — Thursday night as four men fled from police in Everett during an attempted traffic stop, officials said.
Everett police said in a Facebook post Friday morning that officers arrested two men and were searching for two other suspects, who escaped during a foot pursuit after crashing their car on Broadway.
Police said officers tried to pull the car over at 11:20 p.m. Thursday for having no headlights on but the men drove away. During the pursuit, a gym bag was thrown out a window.
“The bag contained an AK-47 rifle that was reported stolen from out of state,” the statement said.
Officers said two other weapons were found in the trunk of the car later.
Everett Police Chief Steven Mazzie said the men hit several curbs and one parked car before coming to a stop at Broadway and Bowdoin Street. When they crashed, all four men tried to run but officers arrested two of them.
Rashad Odom, 29, of the South End, and Angelo Guimaraes, 19, of East Boston, were arrested and charged with multiple counts of firearm violations and resisting arrest, Mazzie said.
Odom was held pending a dangerousness hearing Feb. 13, and Guimaraes was held on $1,500 bail in Malden District Court on Friday.Sabrina Schnur can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow her on Twitter @sabrina_schnur.