08/22/2022 – 23 August Pursuit Stories from around the country and abroad
August 29, 2022
By: Zach Madden
Category: Stop Stick News
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Rim marks on road lead to dumped car – Australia
Source: NationalTribune.com.au – https://www.nationaltribune.com.au/rim-marks-on-road-lead-to-dumped-car/
Three teenagers have been arrested by police after they dumped a stolen car in Cranbourne overnight. Police were notified that an allegedly stolen car, which was reportedly travelling approximately 150km/h in an 80km/h zone, had been seen driving at high speeds on the Narre Warren-Cranbourne Road shortly after 11.30 pm.
fresh fade – Tennessee
32-year-old Billie Pace was the driver of a vehicle parked at the HomeTowne Studios on Murfreesboro Pike Tuesday. Officers were in the area and ran the tag, which came back as stolen during a robbery. As officers attempted a felony stop at gunpoint, Pace put the vehicle in reverse and fled from the parking spot. Spike strips were deployed at the entrance/exit to the extended-stay complex but did not immediately stop the vehicle. The rubber eventually separated from the rim of a front tire near Kipling & Connelly Drive, and Pace gave up the chase, unable to control the vehicle. A search revealed a syringe and a glass crack pipe, and Pace refused to be interviewed. In addition to the pending charges for the original robbery/kidnapping, he was charged with auto theft, drug paraphernalia, evading arrest, and driving on a suspended license.
Two Suspects Identified In Police Chase – San Francisco News – California
Source: www.thesfnews.com – https://www.thesfnews.com/two-suspects-identified-in-police-chase/83362
A police chase transpired on Wednesday, August 24, that resulted in the arrest of 29-year-old Tiara Raina Hewitt, and 33-year-old Demarco Ransom, both from San Francisco. Hewitt is wanted for a myriad of charges and has outstanding warrants in multiple cities.
KCCI Archive: Garbage truck police chase in Des Moines – Iowa
Source: KCCI.com – https://www.kcci.com/article/kcci-archive-garbage-truck-police-chase-in-des-moines-capitol-crime/40957338
When two capitol police officers take up the chase, *** big green garbage truck with four police cars behind it heads right for them. The artistic solid waste truck plows over *** street sign smashes the blue car stopped at the light and rolls right through the intersection. The truck continues on at times heading south and northbound lanes and blowing one red light after another, several minutes into the chase, *** polk County Sheriff’s deputy tries to end it safely.
Chicago Man Accused of Fleeing Police in Grundy Co. – Illinois
Source: wchjnews.com – http://www.wcsjnews.com/news/local/chicago-man-accused-of-fleeing-police-in-grundy-co/article_f3e160e8-25f4-11ed-825c-37d904830c25.html
The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Chicago man accused of getting into a high-speed chase on August 25th. Xavier Jackson, 28, of Chicago, was charged with Aggravated Fleeing and Eluding Police, a class four felony; speeding, improper lane usage, not wearing a seatbelt, and driving without headlights.
Lake City Man Charged Following High-Speed Chase That Topped 100 MPH – Ohio
Source: 1380kcim.com by Nathan Konz – https://www.1380kcim.com/2022/08/26/lake-city-man-charged-following-high-speed-chase-that-topped-100-mph/
A Lake City man faces charges after attempting to flee from law enforcement at speeds over 100 mph on Wednesday evening. The Lake City Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive driver in the 700 block of Main Street. Officers made contact with the subject, identified as 46-year-old Jamison Floyd Steig. Steig fled from the interaction at a low rate of speed before heading south out of town on N41. The pursuit’s pace changed substantially then, as speeds easily topped 100 mph. The chase continued south towards Glidden, where Carroll County law enforcement deployed stop sticks and deflated one of the vehicle’s tires. Steig continued for several miles until authorities forced him to stop near the 220th Street intersection.
Conn. man charged after leading police on 20-mile chase through Westerly – Rhode Island
Source: Superhits106.com by Mark Evenstad – https://www.thewesterlysun.com/news/westerly/conn-man-charged-after-leading-police-on-20-mile-chase-through-westerly/article_3e9108ca-258a-11ed-a249-3fbc75619613.html
20 year old Kaylan Simmons of Blue Grass, Iowa was sentenced to 2 to 5 years of probation for leading law enforcement on a chase in the Dubuque area and then crashing into a Dubuque County patrol vehicle. Reports state that a Dubuque County deputy attempted to pull over Simmons for speeding in March of 2021, when Simmons was traveling 73 mph in a 55-mph zone. Simmons failed to stop, made several turns and continued towards Dubuque.
Suspect at large following pursuit with Tennessee Highway Patrol – Tennessee
Source: The Westerly Sun.com By Jason Vallee – https://www.wvlt.tv/2022/08/19/suspect-large-following-pursuit-with-tennessee-highway-patrol/
A Connecticut man is facing charges after leading police on an approximately 20-mile chase through Westerly on Friday that began after he backed a rented U-Haul truck into a police cruiser and attempted to flee following a traffic stop.
Local Briefs: 8-26-2022 – Ohio
Source: Sentinel-Tribune – https://www.sent-trib.com/news/local-briefs-8-26-2022/article_771e1bac-2543-11ed-ac1c-5b2d2dc9e6c3.html
A driver who led several police agencies on a chase down Interstate 75, then crashed into a Bowling Green field and escaped, is still being sought. Bowling Green police assisted the Ohio State Highway Patrol in the pursuit of a vehicle on Aug. 18. The driver ran into a field after crashing his vehicle. The suspect has not been located, according to Sgt. Ryan Purpura with the patrol. The incident remains under investigation, he said Thursday.
Man charged with OWI, eluding after police chase ends in DeWitt – Iowa
Source: Clinton Herald.com By Charlene Bielema – https://www.clintonherald.com/news/crime_courts/man-charged-with-owi-eluding-after-police-chase-ends-in-dewitt/article_fc1d4bfe-24ec-11ed-a159-27c5cbce00ee.html
A DeWitt man has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges after a police chase, which began in Clinton, ended in DeWitt when the vehicle’s tires were disabled by Stop Sticks and authorities used a Taser on the driver twice.
1 person arrested outside of Metropolis Resort after high-speed chase Thursday – Wisconsin
Source: https://www.weau.com – https://www.weau.com/2022/08/26/one-arrested-after-incident-metropolis-resort/
Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved in a Thursday night incident involving a high-speed chase that ended with a suspect’s arrest in Eau Claire.
Parole Fugitive subject of At Large: Utah’s Fugitives captured by Metro Gang Unit – Utah
Source by: KJZZ – https://kutv.com/news/2news-investigates/parole-fugitive-subject-of-at-large-utahs-fugitives-captured-by-metro-gang-unit
Parole Fugitive subject of At Large: Utah’s Fugitives captured by Metro Gang Unit This is video of Ethan Elvoid Hall jumping a fence in Murray provided to 2News Investigates by the homeowner. He was taken into custody around 7 p.m. Friday night. Sgt. Melody Cutler said the Metro Gang Unit first spotted him at the Discovery Inn in Midvale around 6:30 p.m., where he left in a vehicle.
Man Parked on HCSO Lot Flees Deputies After Request Field Sobriety Test – California
Source by: Redheaded Blackbelt – https://www.wisn.com/article/milwaukee-man-arrested-after-police-chase-admits-being-high/40935717
On Aug. 26, 2022, at about 2:14 a.m., Humboldt County Sheriff’s deputies conducted a suspicious vehicle investigation on a vehicle that had parked in the HCSO Eureka Main Station paved lot, blocking a patrol vehicle from exiting.
Suspected Thief Takes Stolen Corrales (NM) Fire Truck on Wild Chase – FirefighterNation: Fire Rescue – Firefighting News and Community– Arizona
Source by: https://www.kold.com – https://www.kold.com/2022/08/25/man-arrested-after-allegedly-kidnapping-girlfriend-leading-police-valley-car-chase/
A man is in custody after police say he forced his ex-girlfriend into his truck at knifepoint and led police on a chase throughout Phoenix and Glendale early Thursday morning. On Wednesday, just before midnight, a family member called 911 from a home near 43rd Avenue and Bethany Home Road about a domestic violence incident between a woman and 38-year-old Ryan Allen Oscar Makela
Butte man sentenced to life in prison for shooting at cops – Montana
Source by: Montana Standard – https://mtstandard.com/news/local/butte-man-sentenced-to-life-in-prison-for-shooting-at-cops/article_f0077ed5-8e3d-5ca3-826e-876d6d80b553.html
A Butte man led police on a chase on Interstate 90 into Anaconda-Deer Lodge County and then, the jury concluded, fired a shot through the windshield of his pickup in the direction of three officers at the Warm Springs exit.
AUSTIN MAN ARRESTED AFTER FOOT CHASE TUESDAY – KWHI.com – Texas
Source by: KWHI.com – KWHI 1280 Brenham – https://kwhi.com/2022/08/23/austin-man-arrested-after-foot-chase-tuesday/
An Austin man was arrested early Tuesday morning after a foot chase. Brenham Police report that early Tuesday morning at 12:45, Cpl. David Dudenhoeffer attempted to initiate a traffic stop in the 2700 block of Highway 290 East on a stolen vehicle out of Harris County. The driver of the vehicle continued westbound at a high rate of speed actively evading Cpl. Dudenhoeffer’s lights and sirens
Tampa man arrested after stealing box truck, deliberately ramming two ASO K-9 vehicles – Alachua Chronicle – Florida
Source by: The Blackshear Times – https://alachuachronicle.com/tampa-man-arrested-after-stealing-box-truck-deliberately-ramming-two-aso-k-9-vehicles/
Brandon James Baker, 33, was arrested this morning after allegedly stealing a box truck in Hillsborough County, driving the wrong way on I-75 at high speeds, then driving the wrong way on Archer Road and eventually hitting two different Alachua County Sheriff’s Office K-9 vehicles (with the deputy and K-9 in the vehicle), along with two other patrol vehicles, before trying to flee on foot and being apprehended.
Driver arrested after trying to out-run police – Australia
Source by: Mirage News – https://www.miragenews.com/police-charge-two-after-frankston-arrest-841897/
A man and teenager have been charged after handing themselves in after an attempted theft from motor car in Patterson Lakes last night. Moorabbin Crime Investigation unit detectives charged a 20-year-old Frankston North man and a 17-year-old Carrum Downs boy this morning with:
Cops: Patient steals ambulance, leads 3-county pursuit – Georgia
Source by: The Brunswick News – https://thebrunswicknews.com/breaking/cops-patient-steals-ambulance-leads-3-county-pursuit/article_f1f64604-595f-585a-9b04-10794c4826f1.html
After being transported to Southeast Georgia Health System’s Brunswick hospital by a Glynn County Fire-Rescue ambulance crew before dawn Monday, authorities say a man promptly jumped behind the wheel of the vehicle that transported him and sped away.
Southwest Virginia Man Charged With Numerous Offenses After Leading Police On Three County Chase – SuperTalk 92.9– Virginia
Source by: https://www.kwqc.com– http://www.supertalk929.com/2022/08/22/southwest-virginia-man-charged-with-numerous-offenses-after-leading-police-on-three-county-chase/
A Southwest Virginia man is jailed after attempting to break into a woman’s residence in Abingdon Virginia, then setting fire to a neighboring house before leading authorities on a three county chase over the weekend. 33 year old Chandler Meade, of Meadowview, Virginia was finally apprehended after leading police on a chase through Washington, Sullivan and Johnson Counties. Chandler, allegedly set fire to a house and fled the scene into Sullivan and Johnson County where he was stopped with the aid of spike strips. Chandler is charged with two felony counts of arson, two felony counts of vandalism, breaking and entering, a firearms charge and felony eluding.
Lee County pursuit ends with felony fleeing charge – Mississippi
Source by: https://www.kctv5.com – https://news.yahoo.com/lee-county-pursuit-ends-felony-011600959.html
A man who ran from Tupelo police on Thursday night was arrested after a pursuit and a foot chase. Tupelo police attempted to stop a silver Dodge Challenger around 10 p.m. on Aug. 18 in the area of South Green Street and Highway 6. Instead of stopping, the driver reportedly sped away heading south of the city limits. The chase continued south through Shannon.
Milwaukee County couple charged, Speedway armed robberies – Wisconsin
Source by: Fox6 News Milwaukee – https://www.fox6now.com/news/milwaukee-county-couple-charged-speedway-armed-robberies
A Milwaukee man and a West Allis woman identified by prosecutors as boyfriend and girlfriend are charged in connection with two Speedway armed robberies in West Allis on the same day. They were arrested four days later after a high-speed pursuit and crash.
Treasure Coast law enforcement agencies arrest suspects wanted for burglary spree in 5 counties – Florida
Source by: WPBF –https://www.wpbf.com/article/treasure-coast-law-enforcement-teams-up-to-stop-burglars-in-wild-chase/40961976
Multiple Treasure Coast Agencies cracked a case involving five suspects wanted for a burglary spree that spanned five counties.The car carrying the suspects was ultimately stopped in the early morning hours by an off-duty deputy.
Lawrence police release video of high-speed pursuit last month involving homicide suspect – Kansas
Source by: KMBC – https://www.kmbc.com/article/lawrence-kansas-police-release-video-of-high-speed-pursuit-suspect-rodney-marshall/40961631
Lawrence police publicly released video of a high-speed police chase and arrest last month involving a murder suspect who fired multiple shots at police officers.”The way this was handled, in my opinion, as a law enforcement veteran of 32 years was exceptional. And that’s why I wanted to tell this story to you all because you don’t get to see the good stories that often and this is one of the good ones,” said Lawrence Police Chief Rich Lockhart.
Narcotic violation at Walmart leads to high-speed pursuit – Nebraska
Source by: ACT Policing Online News- https://panhandle.newschannelnebraska.com/story/47137070/narcotic-violation-at-walmart-leads-to-highspeed-pursuit
Scottsbluff officers arrested four women after a high-speed pursuit. On Sunday night around 8:00 p.m., Scottsbluff Officers witnessed a narcotic violation in the area of Walmart. Scottsbluff Police Department initiated a traffic stop with a maroon 2007 Ford Taurus. The Taurus fled eastbound at the 700 block of E 27th Street. The pursuit went through several areas within Scottsbluff, Gering and Scottsbluff County lasting approximately 35 minutes.
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