Police: 18-year-old fugitive dangerously drives from officers

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Police said an 18-year-old fugitive on the run from law enforcement agencies in two states recklessly drove from officers on Gwinnett County streets.

Duluth Police released the dashcam video of the man they identify as the driver, 18-year-old David Quintanar, and said he fled from officers at speeds upwards of 95 miles an hour. Officers said they called off the pursuit due to the safety risk to the public on the busy Pleasant Hill Road.

The ordeal happened around 12:30 p.m. April 6, as officers said they spotted Quintanar driving 65 miles per hour on Pleasant Hill Road at Bank Street. Officers said they attempted to pull him over, but he continued to flee, driving through red lights, weaving through traffic and dodging innocent bystanders in regular traffic.

Once the suspect reached upwards of 95 miles per hour, officers called off the pursuit and found Quintanar's vehicle near Pleasant Hill Road and Howell Springs Drive; officers spotted Quintanar fleeing in the woods, according to the report.

Records of Quintanar's previous arrests and jail information were located in the vehicle, along with marijuana residue and an empty Glock magazine, officers said.

Quintanar is wanted by Duluth Police on 12 charges including fleeing from a police officer. He is also wanted in Walton County on drug and obstruction charges, Gwinnett County on weapons and obstruction charges, and Lee County in Florida on traffic charges.

Anyone with information on Quintanar's whereabouts is asked to contact Duluth Police. Tipsters can also contact Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS.