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Pursuit ends in arrest of 26-year-old man

Posted at 12:17 PM, Jan 26, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-26 14:20:15-05
SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. (KGUN9-TV) - The Sierra Vista Police Department has arrested a man on 14 felony charges following a vehicle pursuit.
 
Corporal Marco Madrid, spokesperson with the Sierra Vista Police Department tells KGUN9 that an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a blue Buick four-door sedan near the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 92 on Monday night.
 
The driver, 26-year-old Brian Russell-Quint, refused to stop and officers pursued him until he exited his vehicle while it was still moving, causing it to strike an occupied home on the 2600 block of Quail Run Drive.
 
Officers pursued Russell-Quint on foot with the assistance of deputies from the Cochise County Sheriff’s Office, locating him in a nearby alleyway.
 
Russell-Quint was in possession of a firearm and multiple large knives.
 
While in pursuit, officers observed that a backpack was thrown out of the vehicle and multiple narcotics and pieces of drug paraphernalia were found in the backpack, revealing evidence of drug sales.
 
Russell-Quint faces 14 felonies including four charges of endangerment and multiple charges of felony flight, prohibited possession of a firearm, possession of a narcotic drug, possession of a narcotic drug for sale, and possession of marijuana.
 
Russell-Quint previously led officers on a vehicle pursuit on Oct. 18, 2015.
 
Charges from that incident include obstruction of government operations, unlawful flight from police, resisting arrest, and tampering with evidence.
 
Russell-Quint is being held on a $200,000 bond tied to Monday’s arrest and a $25,000 bond tied to the incident in October.