Chief: Cops Obeyed Chase Rules Before Fatal Crash

Brockton Police Chief Emanuel Gomes says city officers followed department rules during a car chase that ended in a fatal accident.

Gomes told The Enterprise of Brockton that officers followed the department's pursuit policy while chasing 28-year-old Antwoin Moore on Oct. 12. Moore caused a multicar accident during the chase that killed 49-year-old Mary Anne Kotsiopoulos of Brockton.

A Plymouth County grand jury has indicted Moore on second-degree murder and other charges.

Gomes ordered an internal review of the chase and says it concluded officers followed policy step by step.

Police say Moore fled during a motor vehicle stop, striking a police cruiser and nearly hitting an officer. Police say they had stopped Moore as part of a drug investigation.

State police are investigating the crash.

This program aired on November 18, 2012. The audio for this program is not available.


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