Suffolk police arrest driver who fled scene of crash in Medford

Investigators have been looking for 20-year-old Daniel Mason, of Yaphank, since he took off from a traffic stop and then crashed in Medford last week.

News 12 Staff

Apr 1, 2022, 2:00 PM

Updated 743 days ago

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The Suffolk County sheriff has arrested a man who they called a fugitive driver.
Investigators have been looking for 20-year-old Daniel Mason, of Yaphank, since he took off from a traffic stop and then crashed in Medford last week.
Police at the scene of that crash say they found fentanyl, heroin, crack cocaine, pills, marijuana, a stun gun and more than $3,000 cash inside the vehicle.
News 12 is told Mason alluded authorities for days but was arrested as he left his home Thursday.
A second person was arrested last week at the scene.


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