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Police: Man steals girlfriend's grandmother's car in Emmaus; crashes during pursuit

Police: Man steals girlfriend's grandmother's car in Emmaus; crashes during pursuit

A 34-year-old man stole his girlfriend's grandmother's car in Emmaus on Saturday night, then led police on a chase before he crashed in Allentown, according to court records. Raymond M. Watts, with no known address, yelled at a Salisbury Township officer to "shoot me" after crashing at Emmaus Avenue and South Fifth Street, then got up and ran, records show. Watts ran toward the officer, who deployed his Taser, records show. Watts was charged with theft, receiving stolen property, resisting arrest, fleeing or attempting to elude police, drunken driving, careless driving and driving with a suspended license. He was arraigned by District Judge Wayne Maura and sent to...

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