Suffolk County Police arrest hit-and-run suspect

March 10, 2019 - 1:39 pm

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An arrest was made in connection to a hit and run in Brentwood that left a Suffolk Police officer injured.

Officials say Jaheem Funderburke, 17, also hit another driver in Medford Saturday night, just one day after he allegedly struck the officer, and drove away.

Police say that Funderburke and two passengers tried to flee but were caught in a wooded area Saturday night.

Funderburke's charges include assault, reckless endangerment, and marijuana possession. 

The passengers face drug charges.