Police: New Haven man arrested for stealing car, fleeing officers in Rye

Police say they were alerted on Thursday that a stolen Volkswagen Jetta from Connecticut was being driven in the City of Rye.

News 12 Staff

Feb 17, 2024, 12:10 PM

Updated 59 days ago

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A 20-year-old man from New Haven is facing multiple charges after he stole a car and fled from police officers in Rye.
Police say they were alerted on Thursday that a stolen Volkswagen Jetta from Connecticut was being driven in the City of Rye.
When officers attempted to stop the car, the driver fled at a high rate of speed.
Police say Shyheim Mcquillar was arrested following a brief foot pursuit. He is scheduled to appear in court next week.


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