Monday, May 19 2014, 01:29 PM MDT
4 People in Custody Following Vehicle Pursuit Near Wendover
(KUTV) Four people are in custody following a police chase sparked by a vehicle theft in West Wendover Monday morning.
West Wendover Police Officers say they responded to a call of vehicle theft around 6:45 a.m. Monday.
The victim of the theft watched his vehicle leave his home and called 911.
Officials say as officers were responding, they spotted the vehicle and initiated pursuit.
Three individuals jumped out of the car in Wendover. All three of the individuals were detained and turned over to Utah Highway Patrol and Tooele County Sheriff’s Office.
The vehicle continued on after the individuals jumped from the vehicle. Utah Highway Patrol and Tooele County Sheriff’s Office took over the pursuit.
The pursuit continued eastbound into Utah on I-80. Police deployed spikes and the vehicle was stopped near mile marker 12 in Utah.
The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody by the Tooele County Sheriff and Utah Highway Patrol.
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