A man was arrested in Duchesne County just after allegedly main law enforcement on a wild chase that ended with the discovery of various stolen vehicles and identification cards. (Shutterstock)
DUCHESNE — A wild chase in Duchesne County ended with the arrest of one person and the seizure of several stolen motor vehicles, individual identification paperwork and medication.
About 11 p.m. Sunday, a gentleman in a Yukon Denali went to an RV park in close proximity to Duchesne and “instructed the camp host that he was a federal agent and he required to use their showers,” in accordance to a police scheduling affidavit. The camp host named police and responding officers spotted the motor vehicle pulling out of a close by gasoline station and attempted to pull it in excess of on U.S. 40. The driver at first stopped, then sped absent from officers.
“The car or truck went west throughout the Independence Bridge … with no stopping at the ‘road closed’ indicators and then ongoing by the construction zone at a higher charge of velocity, I estimated that the Yukon was going close to 100 mph in the operate zone,” the affidavit states.
At a single place, law enforcement say the fleeing driver turned off the vehicle’s headlights, went into oncoming targeted visitors and then back into his possess lane of vacation right before hitting one more car. The Yukon was capable to carry on driving and acquired off the key highway on to a frontage street.
“I adopted the car or truck to where it went off of any made roadway and down a hill,” police wrote in the affidavit.
The SUV was uncovered on a close by residence where by the house owner had been absent for a month, crashed into a wood fence.
On the house, law enforcement observed 4 automobiles that were stolen, a camp trailer that was stolen and later identified the Yukon officers experienced been chasing was also stolen, the affidavit states.
The male was identified inside the trailer and arrested. A loaded gun was uncovered underneath the pillow he was laying on, law enforcement say.
Amongst the Yukon and the trailer, police seized methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, a modified passport with the letters “FBI” hooked up to it, and 8 driver’s licenses, social security cards and passports decided to be stolen from close to the Wasatch Entrance, the affidavit states.
The gentleman refused to give police his title. He was booked into the Duchesne County Jail for investigation of 19 expenses, together with 5 counts of possession of a stolen automobile, theft, failing to cease for law enforcement, possession of a firearm by a restricted human being and impersonating an officer.