Greenwich Police arrested two women and a man on Monday afternoon after reporting to 205 Greenwich Ave, the address associates with Saks Fifth Avenue, on a report of identity theft.
According to the police report the three suspects quickly left the scene in a black Nissan Altima. A patrol car attempted to pull their car over but the they fled at a high rate of speed and police called off the chase.
Minutes later the car crashed in the area of Brookside Drive and the suspects fled on foot.
Multiple police responded to help with the search and all three suspects were apprehended a short distance away.
All three had fraudulent documentation in their possession. Two of them admitted that they had traveled to Greenwich to commit identity theft and all were aware that the accounts they were using were not theirs.
Zaire Reed, 24, of Laurelton, NY; Neshaun Rasheeda Smith, 28, of Jamaica, NY; and James Summerset, 28, of Springfield Gardens, NY were each charged with Interfering with an Officer/Resisting, Forgery, Identity Theft, Criminal Attempt Larceny, and Organized Retail Theft $10,000+.
Smith and Reed were able to post bond and have a date in Stamford Superior Court on Aug 10,2020.
Mr. Summerset was additionally charged with Failure to Obey Stop Sign Traffic Control Signals, Failure to drive in Proper Lane and Evading Responsibility.
His bond was set at $25,000 bond and has a date in Stamford Superior Court on Aug 10, 2020.
During investigation police learned Summerset was on parole in New York State and had violated his parole. New York issued a fully extraditable warrant for his arrest.
He was unable to post his $250,000 bond.