WORCESTER, Mass. - The end to a multi-town chase for a suspect that police say carjacked another driver at gunpoint nearly 20 hours earlier came to a dramatic end Thursday night after he was cornered on a roof in Worcester.
Massachusetts State Police said they surveilled an apartment on Hudson Street in Worcester where they believed 28-year-old Donald Foy was potentially hiding out, and saw a man that looked like Foy leave the apartment and get into a car with North Carolina plates around 8 p.m. Thursday night.
Police followed Foy and moved in to apprehend him at a traffic light on Chandler Street, when he allegedly "put his vehicle in reverse and intentionally swerved at a Trooper, striking his foot," and rammed into a cruiser, according to a statement from MSP. Foy then took off again, with State Police following in pursuit.Foy turned in to the Worcester Auto Center on Chandler Street and realized there was no rear exit he could leave through and crashed through a metal gate, then drove to the back of the building where he ditched the car, according to police. Foy fled to the roof of the building and after what police described as a violent struggle, Foy was apprehended.
Foy was arraigned in Worcester District Court Friday morning on multiple charges from the chase and carjacking and his ultimate apprehension where he allegedly almost hit one of the officers with his car.
He has been ordered held without bail.
His arrest was the end of a 20-hour incident that all started with a traffic stop in Webster and included Foy allegedly carjacking another driver at gunpoint after crashing his truck on Interstate 290 in Auburn.
Foy is facing these charges from the initial chase: armed carjacking with a firearm; carrying a firearm without a license; assault with a dangerous weapon; assault and battery; receiving a stolen motor vehicle; possessing a counterfeit note; and motor vehicle violations.
He's also facing these additional charges from the second chase and his ultimate apprehension by police: attempted murder; four counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon; resisting arrest; failure to stop; three counts of assault and battery on a police officer; negligent operation motor vehicle violations; and malicious destruction of property.
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