On February 12, 2017 at approximately 2:40 a.m. in the area of 18 St. & Av R, a police K-9 officer spotted a stolen SUV. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver took evasive action driving at high rates of speed. The Air Support Unit followed the vehicle, while on the ground a tire deflation device was deployed but was unsuccessful. The suspect abandoned the car and fled from it. The Air Support Unit observed the male and was able to direct ground units to apprehend the male.
A 40 year old man is charged with failing to stop for police, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, driving while prohibited and possession of stolen property valued over $5000.00.
The man will appear before a Justice of the Peace on Sunday.