Suspicious Vehicle Evades Police - ASU Assists In Capture Of Suspect

At 2:09 a.m. an SPS K9 member observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of the 500 block of Av F, south. The officer attempted to stop the vehicle as the registered owner was a suspended driver.

The driver failed to stop and an evade police situation ensued. The Air Support Unit observed the vehicle and the K9 officer discontinued pursuing the suspect. The suspect parked the vehicle and fled on foot. The Air Support Unit was able to direct police to the suspect and he was arrested near 26th St west and Av D north.

A 28 year old man will be in court later today charged with, Evading police, Dangerous Driving, Driving while Disqualified, Failing to comply with a Conditional Sentence Order and numerous warrants.

(Occurrence Number: 2017-10167)