Two Cambridge men arrested after high-speed chase

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Posted 6/23/22

CAMBRIDGE – Two Cambridge men were arrested on multiple charges June 15 following a chase.

A deputy on patrol on Rt. 16 near the intersection of Rt. 392 observed a small black vehicle …

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Two Cambridge men arrested after high-speed chase

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CAMBRIDGE – Two Cambridge men were arrested on multiple charges June 15 following a chase.

A deputy on patrol on Rt. 16 near the intersection of Rt. 392 observed a small black vehicle traveling at a speed of 104 mph in a 50 mph zone, passing on the shoulder and driving into oncoming traffic, while running vehicles off of the road, a statement from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office said.

The deputy attempted to keep the vehicle in sight and called out the violations. A second deputy located the vehicle as it came out on Rt. 50 and headed toward Cambridge.

The chase proceeded westbound into Cambridge and came back out on Rt. 16 and started back toward Rt. 50.

The chase ended when the operator of the vehicle, a 22-year-old resident of Cambridge lost control attempting to go through the traffic circle at Woods Road.

Zekhaj Omaree Cornish and his passenger, 18-year-old Tyrone Anthony Cropper, of Cambridge, were both arrested and charged with numerous traffic, CDS and firearm-related charges after  two bags containing 174 grams of marijuana and a loaded Glock Model 19 9mm handgun with a 23-round magazine were located in the vehicle.

Cropper refused medical treatment and Cornish was treated and released from the Medical Center in Cambridge. They were both ordered held without bond.