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Two men arrested after joyride in stolen car

Two men are in custody after police spotted them driving in a stolen BMW on Highway 401 in Ajax.

On Feb. 14, police were called to the Westney Road area for reports of a stolen BMW being spotted near the highway exit. Police were able to quickly locate the vehicle. When officers stopped the car, the two men inside jumped out and attempted to flee on foot.

They were arrested after a short foot pursuit.

Now, a 21-year-old man of Valley Drive in Oshawa is charged with failing to comply with an undertaking, obstructing a peace office, possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000 and possession of a controlled substance. An 18-year-old of Markham is also charged with possession of property obtained by crime and possession of a controlled substance. Both men were held for a bail hearing.