James Lewis is now facing 18 charges in all, including 9 counts of assault with a deadly weapon – his vehicle… 4 counts of leaving the scene of property damage, assault with intent to murder, resisting arrest, and drugs violation.
The chase began just before 3 Saturday afternoon when Springfield police tried to stop a Nissan Quest in relations to a series of break-ins.
The driver took off…a nd police say he tried to ram several cruisers and officers.
Eventually, state police were called in… and used a tire deflation devise to stop the driver.
Lewis is currently being held on 5-thousand dollars bond and will be arraigned tomorrow in Chicopee district court.