Two people are facing charges after being found in possession of a stolen vehicle and evading Police yesterday afternoon.
Shortly before 4:00 p.m., December 6, 2018, Patrol officers observed a black Chevrolet Silverado, suspected to be stolen, traveling at a high rate of speed in the 100 block of 29th Street East. The vehicle exited a parking lot and was successfully stop sticked by Police, however continued to travel northbound on Idylwyld, sideswiping three vehicles as it tried to evade Police. The suspect vehicle then crossed the meridian into oncoming traffic and Police disengaged from their attempts to stop the vehicle.
Approximately five minutes later, Communications received a call about a vehicle driving northbound in the southbound lanes of Idylwyld at a high rate of speed. The vehicle was reported to have struck a stop sign at 60th Street and was parking at a business in the 3800 block of Idylwyld Drive North. Police attended and observed a man and woman exiting the truck. They were taken into custody without further incident.
Officers seized bear spray, a knife and ammunition from inside the vehicle. Both the vehicle and the license plate were confirmed to have been stolen.
The 28-year-old male driver is charged with; Failure to stop at Scene (x3), Prohibited Possession of Ammunition, Possession of Dangerous Weapon (x2), Possession of Stolen Property over $5000, Possession of Stolen Property under $5000, Evade Police, Dangerous Driving and Breach of Recognizance.
The 26-year-old female passenger is charged with; Possession of Dangerous Weapon (x2) and Breach of Probation.
(Court Info #'s 991074148, 991074155, 991074153).