Two Florida men added to the list of states where they faces charges when they tried to flee from Iowa State Patrol officers Wednesday east of Council Bluffs on Interstate 80.
10/24/2022 Stop Stick News: 33 Stop Stick Deployments from Around the Country and World
October 25, 2022
By: Zach Madden
Category: Stop Stick News
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Werribee Man Arrested After Police Chase. – Australia
A black Ford Territory, believed to be stolen, was sighted near Autumn Fields Circular about 9.30am. Stop sticks were successfully deployed before four people got out of the car and fled the scene on foot. A 19-year-old Werribee man was dragged out from under a walk bridge after hiding in a park, he was then searched before being taken to the police station for processing.
Teens arrested after police chase in Tarneit – Australia
bay 93.9 Geelong – https://www.bay939.com.au/news/local-news/137153-teens-arrested-after-police-chase-in-tarneit
Police have arrested two teenagers after intercepting an alleged stolen car in Tarneit. It is alleged a stolen black Ford Territory, was spotted near Autumn Field Circuit at about 9:30am on Monday morning.
Officers deployed stop sticks forcing four people to get out of the vehicle and flee the scene on foot. Locals also reported seeing the Police Air Wing.
A 19-year-old Werribee man and a 17-year-old girl from Taylors Hill were arrested nearby.
Four charged with DUI – Pennsylvania
FOX6 News Milwaukee – https://www.sungazette.com/news/2022/10/four-charged-with-dui-8/
After nearly striking several flaggers and a piece of equipment with his 2020 Hyundai near West Fourth Street and Fifth Avenue about 10:10 p.m. on June 2, John K. Raimondi II, 30, of 326 Maynard St., South Williamsport, was ordered out of the vehicle because he smelled of alcoholic beverages and had bloodshot eyes, city police said in an affidavit.
Wanted woman leads police on pursuit, ends after crashing into Claremont cruiser, state police say – New Hampshire
The Southern Scoop – https://www.wmur.com/article/pursuit-ashley-smith-newport-claremont-new-hampshire-10212022/41743445
A wanted Warner woman was arrested after leading police on a pursuit on Friday night through Claremont and Newport, officials said. New Hampshire State Police said before 9 p.m. on Friday, a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle on Elm Street for having a defective equipment violation and no license plates.The vehicle did not stop and a pursuit ensued. Stop sticks were put out several times to deflate the tires as the vehicle continued into Claremont and back into Newport, state police said.All four tires eventually deflated but the driver, identified as Ashley Smith, 29, of Warner, did not stop.
2 arrested after high-speed chase through Nacogdoches ends in Lufkin – Texas
Radio Station WHMI 93.5 FM – https://www.kltv.com/2022/10/21/2-arrested-after-high-speed-chase-through-nacogdoches-ends-lufkin/
NACOGDOCHES, Texas (KTRE) – The Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office reports two men in a SUV reported stolen in the Dallas area were arrested following a high-speed chase that ended in Lufkin.
Aaron Wilson Briggs, 40, of Channelview is charged with second-degree felony for possession of a controlled substance. Bryan Adam Scott, 37, of Channelview faces felonies for evading arrest or detention with a vehicle, unauthorized use of a vehicle and possession of a controlled substance, according to the Nacogdoches County Sheriff’s Office.
Alton schools locked down during Friday police pursuit – Missouri
Alton Telegraph – https://www.thetelegraph.com/news/article/St-Louis-teens-arrested-in-Friday-Alton-vehicle-17525540.php
ALTON — Alton Police have arrested St. Louis teens in connection to a Friday morning pursuit of stolen vehicles. At about 10:46 a.m., Alton Police received an license plate camera hit indicating a stolen vehicle had just traveled southbound on U.S. 67, from Godfrey Road, toward the city limits of Alton.
Woman charged with violent assault on deputies after releasing a swarm of bees to help her fight off cops – Main
Law Enforcement Today – https://www.lawenforcementtoday.com/woman-charged-with-violent-assault-on-deputies-over-bees/
SPRINGFIELD, MA – When deputies with the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department showed up at the home of 55-year-old Rorie Woods, they thought they were simply assisting with an eviction. Once they encountered the soon-to-be former resident, it took only a matter of seconds for them to realize this was not going to be an easy task.
When Woods returned to her home, deputies noticed she was towing multiple homemade beehives. Upon learning that she was being evicted, she immediately started releasing the bees.
Police: Carjacking suspect arrested following chase in east Columbus – Ohio
10tv.com – https://www.10tv.com/article/news/crime/police-carjacking-suspect-arrested-following-chase-east-columbus/530-4f86d7fd-ebd2-498d-9373-fd9205dae8fd
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A carjacking suspect has been arrested after leading Columbus police on a chase Thursday night.
Police said the chase started on East Livingston and College avenues just before 7 p.m. The suspect got onto Interstate 270 just west of Gahanna where police used spike strips on the vehicle. The vehicle was struck and the suspect drove down the I-270 ramp onto Johnstown Road where they were arrested.
Hot Pursuit – Fleeing Truck Driver Slams Semi Into Cruisers – Ohio
Scioto County Daily News – https://www.sciotocountydailynews.com/hot-pursuit/
Hot Pursuit – Fleeing Truck Driver Slams Semi Into Cruisers
Officers from OSP, PPD, and the Scioto County Sheriff’s Office took part in the pursuit of a runaway truck pulling a trailer on Tuesday afternoon.
The call came in around 4 pm, reporting that OSP troopers were chasing the vehicle on St. Rte 522. A few minutes later, the truck hit a Scioto County Sheriff’s Deputy’s cruiser.
Smarr Smith Foundation gifts body armor to local law enforcement agencies – Americus Times-Recorder – Georgia
Americus Times-Recorder – https://www.americustimesrecorder.com/2022/10/20/smarr-smith-foundation-gifts-body-armor-to-local-law-enforcement-agencies/
Fueled by the community’s support, the Smarr Smith Foundation was able to purchase body armor for Georgia Southwestern’s Public Safety Department and the Sumter County Sheriff’s Office. The body armor, or “bullet proof vests,” can prove to be life saving for an officer. Body armor is but one request the supporters of the Smarr Smith Foundation have made possible. Scholarships, training, a drone, traffic calming devices such as stop sticks, uniforms and cameras are a sampling of what the foundation has provided to GSW Public Safety, Americus Police Department and Sumter County Sheriff’s Office.
Neb. troopers arrest driver following pursuit, locate handgun thrown from vehicle – Nebraska
North Platte Post –https://northplattepost.com/posts/0d881fe6-118f-4f6d-8953-7e0f3ce618a3
Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested one person following a pursuit on Interstate 80 in central Nebraska.
At approximately 3:25 p.m. Tuesday, a trooper observed a Hyundai Elantra traveling westbound at over 100 miles per hour. The trooper attempted a traffic stop near mile marker 301 on I-80 and the driver pulled over to the shoulder. As the trooper approached the vehicle to contact the driver, the driver accelerated and fled at a high rate of speed. The trooper initiated a pursuit.
Duo accused of stealing over $1,000 in merchandise from the store, damaging police car – Washington
The JOLT News Organization By Julia Ornedo – https://www.thejoltnews.com/stories/duo-accused-of-stealing-over-1000-in-merchandise-from-the-store-damaging-police-car,7775?
Lacey police arrested a Ballard man and a Roy woman after they allegedly stole items worth over $1,000 and damaged a patrol car while fleeing from officers. Shawn Armstrong, 35, and Melissa Segro, 43, were arrested on Oct. 3 after a reported theft at Kohls on Sleater Kinney Road. A loss prevention officer said a man and woman, later identified as the two suspects, grabbed several high-value items and left without paying just a few minutes before the store closed.
Police arrest man after stop sticks deployed in Hastings – Australia
Mirage News – https://www.miragenews.com/police-arrest-man-after-stop-sticks-deployed-in-879425/
Police have arrested a man in Rowville after a vehicle attempted to evade officers across the southern suburbs on Friday morning. Officers located the silver Nissan Pulsar, believed to be connected to recent attempted armed robbery in the Dandenong North area, on the Westernport Highway at Hastings about 10.25am. Police attempted to intercept the Nissan but it sped off and was followed by the Air Wing as it drove erratically through Cranbourne and Dandenong.
Suspect in custody after chase in stolen U-Haul comes to fiery end in Alief area, HPD says – Texas
ABC13 Houston – https://abc13.com/uhaul-chase-houston-dairy-ashford-alief-clodine-man-leads-hpd-pursuit-westpark-tollway/12349890/
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A suspect is in custody after allegedly leading Houston police on a fiery chase while driving a U-Haul into the Alief area.
Houston police say that it all started when authorities received a report of a man in a U-Haul truck who crashed into a vehicle and fired several shots at the person inside. Around 1 a.m. Thursday, officials found the truck, which was reported stolen, and tried to stop it, but the suspect allegedly refused to yield to officers.
U-Haul pickup truck involved in chase, crash – Wisconsin
WISN – https://www.wisn.com/article/u-haul-pickup-truck-involved-in-chase-crash/41710682
Police are looking for the driver of a U-Haul pickup truck that ran a red light and led Glendale police on a chase Wednesday morning. Glendale police said an officer saw the truck run a red light at West Good Hope Road and Interstate 43 at about 1:16 a.m. The officer tried to stop the truck, which was going southbound on I-43. The U-Haul truck then hit stop sticks on I-43. The chase ended around 8th Street and West North Avenue, police said.A short time later, police said the truck was involved in a crash at 6th and Walnut streets. When police found the U-Haul truck, no one was in it. The driver of the car struck by the pickup was taken to an area hospital and is believed to have non-life-threatening injuries, police said. No one has been arrested.
Charges in Drunken Pursuit – Indiana
Hometown News Now –https://hometownnewsnow.com/local-news/658228
(La Porte, IN) – A suspected drunk driver allegedly kept fleeing police until his flat tires forced him to stop in downtown La Porte.
Corey Storball, 41, of Michigan City, is charged with operating while intoxicated, resisting law enforcement, and other counts. According to court documents, an officer on October 14 tried pulling over Storball for failing to use a turn signal and the license plate light on the back of his van being out on E. Michigan Boulevard in Michigan City.
Storball pulled to the side of the road but kept traveling at under 10 miles per hour, police said.
NSP troopers arrest driver after pursuit – Nebraska
After a high-speed chase on Tuesday, troopers arrested a man going over 100 mph on I-80.
Freeway chase ends in Chandler – Arizona
The Daily Independent at YourValley.net – https://yourvalley.net/stories/freeway-chase-ends-in-chandler,336028
Arizona troopers and police ended a chase in Chandler Tuesday night that began with an attempted traffic stop near Casa Grande. At about 9:20 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 18, an Arizona Department of Public Safety sergeant tried to pull over a vehicle for moving and equipment violations on westbound Interstate 10 near Casa Grande, according to DPS.
After the trooper turned on his car’s emergency lights and siren, the driver of the vehicle sped away, and a pursuit began.
Lamar man sentenced to 20 years in prison for drug & firearm charges – KOAM – Missouri
KOAM – https://www.koamnewsnow.com/lamar-man-sentenced-to-20-years-in-prison-for-for-drug-firearm-charges/
LAMAR, Mo. – A Federal Judge today sentenced a Lamar resident and career offender to 20 years in federal prison without parole.
On Nov. 17, 2021, Jerold G. Lake, 40, pleaded guilty to the following:
- One count of Felon in Possession of a Firearm
- One count of Possessing Methamphetamine with the Intent to Distribute
- One count of Possessing a Firearm in furtherance of a Drug-Trafficking Crime.
2 women stole 21 bottles of cologne from Nordstrom Rack, led Oak Brook police on high-speed chase: prosecutors – Illinois
FOX6 News Milwaukee – https://www.fox32chicago.com/news/2-women-stole-21-bottles-of-cologne-from-nordstrom-rack-led-oak-brook-police-on-high-speed-chase-prosecutors
OAK BROOK, Ill. – Bond has been set for two Milwaukee women accused of stealing more than $1,200 worth of merchandise from the Nordstrom Rack in Oak Brook.
Kaphree Jordan, 25, and Aaliyah Guy, 24, have been charged with one count of burglary and one count of retail theft.
Akron police use Flock cameras to catch teens suspected in violent Barberton carjacking – Ohio
Akron Beacon Journal – https://www.beaconjournal.com/story/news/2022/10/19/akron-ohio-police-use-flock-cameras-to-find-teens-wanted-in-carjacking/69574156007/
Akron police used the city’s new Flock camera tracking technology on Tuesday to locate, chase and ultimately arrest teens suspected in a violent carjacking that started in Barberton and ended in Portage County near Kent State University. The incident started Tuesday night when Barberton police issued an alert reporting a vehicle had been stolen at gunpoint and the driver assaulted. New cameras:Akron starts installing Flock license plate cameras in fight against crime
Suspect arrested after high-speed chase in Cascade County – Montana
KRTV NEWS Great Falls – https://www.krtv.com/news/crime-and-courts/suspect-arrested-after-high-speed-chase-in-cascade-county
Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter, Great Falls Police Chief Jeff Newton, and Cascade County Attorney Josh Racki hosted a news conference to provide information about the “volatile and lengthy” high-speed chase that began in Great Falls and ended in Simms on Monday, October 17, 2022.
NEWS CONFERENCE: Suspect arrested after high-speed chase
On Sunday night at 11:55 p.m., a suspect identified as Santana Ledeau was identified as a vandalism suspect.
Tulsa Police Searching For Overnight Car Chase Suspect – Oklahoma
Home – https://www.news9.com/story/634fb8a9da4ed70722d52326/stolen-car-recovered-after-chase-in-tulsa
The Tulsa Police Department is searching for the person they say led officers on an overnight chase in a stolen car.
A stolen car was recovered early Wednesday morning after a chase through the Tulsa metro.
According to the Tulsa Police Department, an officer happened to run the tag number of a car leaving an apartment complex in Tulsa when the results came back that the car was stolen.
The officer followed the vehicle it as it observed traffic laws, while other officers came to assist. By this point the vehicle was on U.S. Highway169 heading in the direction of the Creek Turnpike, where they then went westbound.
Michigan man arrested after Columbia Co. chase on I-39/90/94 – Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – A Michigan man faces what would be his fifth OWI conviction after allegedly leading Wisconsin State Patrol troopers on a chase through Columbia County late Monday night.
According to the state patrol, one of its troopers first spotted Valerian Dubei heading north on I-39/90/94 near DeForest and stated the 59-year-old driver could not keep his GMC Jimmy in his lane and, at one point, the SUV nearly struck a traffic cone.
Lamar Man Sentenced to 20 Years for Illegal Firearms, Meth Trafficking – Missouri
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – A Lamar, Mo., man was sentenced in federal court today for illegally possessing firearms and methamphetamine to distribute.
Jerold G. Lake, 40, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge M. Douglas Harpool to 20 years in federal prison without parole. Lake was sentenced as a career offender due to his prior felony convictions.
Suspect Charged with Fleeing Following High Speed Pursuit – Minnesota
A Fargo man was arrested following a high speed pursuit Monday afternoon in Grand Forks County.
According to the North Dakota Highway Patrol, Jesse Saldviar, 45, fled from a traffic stop, at times reaching speeds more than 120 miles per hour.
NDHP Troopers attempted to utilize spike strips near the Reynolds and Buxton to stop the pursuit. Those attempts proved unsuccessful. Saldviar eventually stopped at the intersection of Traill County Road 81 and 6th Street Northeast, just north of the Hillsboro Beet Plant.
VCSO: Man facing several charges after leading deputies on chase – Indiana
https://www.14news.com – https://www.14news.com/2022/10/17/vcso-man-facing-several-charges-after-leading-deputies-chase/
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) – One man is now in jail after a police chase and a brief standoff inside his Evansville home on Sunday.
Officials with the Vanderburgh County Sheriff’s Office say that John Rybolt was driving and failed to pull over when deputies tried to stop him. They say that led to a chase.
Authorities say Rybolt pushed his passenger out of the car, and she was hit by the driver. Deputies say they used stop sticks to pop Rybolt’s tire, but he still got away, so the chase was ended.
Carjacking suspect arrested after high-speed chase spanning multiple counties – Mississippi
Great Falls Tribune – https://www.greatfallstribune.com/story/news/crime/2022/10/18/sheriff-carjacking-pursuit-suspect-shot-at-by-cascade-county-deputies/69570216007/
Multiple law enforcement agencies were involved Monday in a vehicle pursuit that started in Great Falls, extended to Lewis and Clark County and ended in Simms. The incident also involved law enforcement firing on a suspect, although no one was injured in the incident.
Cascade County Sheriff Jesse Slaughter, Great Falls Police Department Captain Jeff Newton and Cascade County Attorney Josh Racki held a news conference Monday evening to provide more information on the pursuit, which put Great Falls and other area schools on shelter-in-place status for a short time.
City approves purchase of stop sticks – North Carolina
Great Falls Tribune – https://www.hendersondispatch.com/archives/city-approves-purchase-of-stop-sticks/article_456462af-6245-5eaf-b0cc-2930a4fff490.html
Oct. 17—HENDERSON — The City Council unanimously approved the purchase of 42 9-foot-long “stop sticks” using federal grant funding at last Monday’s meeting.
Henderson police have utilized “stinger” devices for the past two decades. Stop sticks are composed of a single, three-sided bar with spikes lining each face. Comparatively, stop sticks are lighter and easier to deploy, according to Police Chief Marcus Barrow, who added that “now is the time to upgrade.”
Driver faces DUI, other charges after high-speed chase in GF, Traill Counties – North Dakota
KNOX News Radio, Local News, Weather and… – https://knoxradio.com/2022/10/17/driver-faces-dui-other-charges-after-high-speed-chase-in-gf-traill-counties/
A Fargo driver who led authorities on a high-speed chase in Grand Forks and Traill Counties faces several charges, including DUI.
The North Dakota Highway Patrol says, around 2:15 PM Monday near Emerado, a trooper tried to stop a Ford Mustang that was driving 85 miles per hour in a 70 zone.
The driver fled east on Highway 2 at speeds of more than 120 miles per hour.
The car went south on Grand Forks County Road 3 to Eagle Avenue. Troopers tried to use spike strips near Reynolds and Buxton to end the pursuit, but it was ineffective, as the car turned south on Traill County Road 26.
Video: Impaired driver leads police helicopter on chase from Oshawa to Kawartha Lakes | inDurham – Canada
insauga | Local Online News – https://www.insauga.com/video-impaired-driver-leads-police-helicopter-on-chase-from-oshawa-to-kawartha-lakes/
A man faces numerous charges after allegedly leading police on a lengthy chase from Oshawa up to Kawartha Lakes.
Durham Regional Police officers were on patrol when they spotted a silver Honda driving erratically near Simcoe St. and Glover Rd. The officers caught the car shortly before 10:30 p.m. on October 13.
The cops tried to pull the Honda over at a red light. However, police claim the car sped off and failed to stop. Citing public safety concerns, the officers broke off pursuit.
Postal worker holdup leads to muscle car theft ring arrests – Michigan
Star Tribune – https://www.startribune.com/postal-worker-holdup-leads-to-muscle-car-theft-ring-arrests/600216212/
DETROIT — Thieves are using cloned key fobs to steal Dodge muscle cars and other high-powered vehicles directly from dealerships and even automakers in Michigan, then selling them for tens of thousands of dollars less than their value, according to authorities and court records.
For one Ohio-based theft ring, it all came crashing down after a January holdup of a U.S. postal worker led authorities to connect several men to brazen car thefts in the Detroit area, long home to the country’s biggest automakers, including Dodge, which is now owned by international conglomerate Stellantis.
Florida men wanted in several states apprehended after high-speed chase – Iowa
nonpareilonline.com by Tim Johnson – https://nonpareilonline.com/news/local/florida-men-wanted-in-several-states-apprehended-after-high-speed-chase/article_8b914ee6-4cc7-11ed-9c15-475a00f74a70.html
The men were westbound on I-80 at 7:08 a.m. in a white Ford Explorer with Florida license plates when a patrolman tried to initiate a traffic stop at about the 35 mile marker, according to Public Information Officer Ryan DeVault. The vehicle kept going and sped up, reaching speeds of more than 120 miles per hour while the trooper continued pursuit.
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