Milwaukee man faces several drug charges following police chase
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) – A Milwaukee man is facing several drug charges following a police chase in September.
According to a criminal complaint, Kenneth Twyman is charged with vehicle operator flee, elude officer causing damage to property, second degree recklessly endangering safety, possession with intent to deliver THC, cocaine, and heroin.
Court documents state officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on September 11, 2018, near 49th St. and W. Hampton Ave.
The car initially pulled over near 51st and Hampton but then took off. It eventually hit another car with four people inside, including three children. They were taken to the hospital.
After the crash, two people ran from the suspect car. Someone in the back seat of the car was taken to the hospital with a broken arm.
Police walked in the path they saw the driver run and found a plastic baggy containing suspected cocaine. A small bag with suspected heroin was then found directly next to the crashed car. More drug paraphernalia was also found in the car including multiple scales, marijuana, plastic bags, and a handgun.
Later, deputies spoke with a citizen who said she saw the suspect car about 10 minutes before the crash. She recognized the driver as Twyman.
A phone with Twyman’s picture on the lock screen was also found in the car.
Twyman faces more than 40 years in prison.