• May 27, 2024

Driver with ISIS flag leads cops on car chase through Chicago

Emad Karakrah (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Department)
Emad Karakrah (Photo courtesy of Chicago Police Department)

A Chicago man is facing multiple felony counts after he led police on a car chase early Wednesday while displaying the flag of the Islamic State from his vehicle’s window and then threatened to detonate a bomb.

Authorities arrested 49-year-old Emad Karakrah after the Windy City chase and charged him with felony counts of disorderly conduct and aggravated fleeing, as well as a misdemeanor count of driving on a never-issued license, according to the Sun-Times, and three traffic citations related to the ordeal.

Once he finally stopped, Jordan Owen wrote for the paper, Karakrah reportedly told police that there was a bomb in his vehicle and he would set it off if the authorities attempted to search it.

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