A Binghamton resident is accused of trying to outrun Endicott Police who were investigating possible drug activity.

Village police say an officer was patrolling Squires Avenue last February 13, shortly after 9:30 a.m. after receiving reports from residents of possible narcotics activity.

Witnesses told police 33 year old Jahi Faitu was driving a vehicle illegally.

During the traffic stop on McKinley Avenue, Faitu ran from the scene and was chased down at the intersection of Squires Avenue and Watson Boulevard.

Police say they found Faitu was in possession of 10 individually packaged bags of heroin and one-thousand, four-hundred, eighty-five dollars in cash.

Faitu is charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and resisting arrest.