Wanted Suspect Leads Police on Route 118 Pursuit

Police said when they observed a wanted suspect traveling on Route 118 in Harwinton, they were led on a pursuit.

On Wednesday, police saw a man, Kevin Kundert, who was wanted for a robbery driving his car at around 3:10 p.m.

When troopers attempted to stop the vehicle, the suspect refused and led police on a pursuit. 

State police said they deployed stop sticks and one of the suspect's tires was deflated. However, the suspect continued to driver with the flat. 

When Kundert lost control of his car, he collided with another vehicle near Route 8 at exit 42. 

Police searched is car and found a loaded .32 caliber pistol and Suboxone. Kundert was transported to the hospital for minor injuries. 

The Barkhamsted man is accused of criminal possesion of a firearm, weapons in a motor vehicle, carrying a pistol without a permit, possession of narcotics, first-degree reckless driving, interfering with an officer, engaging in a pursuit and driving without insurance.

Kundert is expected to appear in court on April 14. 

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