Massachusetts State Police Release — 052617 — State Police Capture Rhode Island Man After Foot Pursuit in Lancaster
This morning at approximately 8:31 a.m., Bolton Police responded to a residence in their town for a suspicious person, who fled a residence in a vehicle. Bolton Police located the vehicle and attempted to stop the vehicle, which it failed to stop, eventually crashing near the intersection of Route 117 and Route 70 in Lancaster.
The man, identified as ELVIS A. HOPKINS, 36, of Johnston RI, fled on foot. State Police assets responded to the area to assist in locating HOPKINS, including State Police K9, Troop C Community Action Team, Troop C Headquarters, and Office of Media Relations.
HOPKINS was subsequently located running across Route 70, being spotted by a Lancaster Firefighter. Trooper Donald Wilmot located HOPKINS running behind the Perkins School and took him into custody at approximately 10:31 a.m. HOPKINS was brought to the Lancaster Police Department.