West Valley man on the run after police chase

West Valley man on the run after police chase. (Photo courtesy of Salt Lake County jail)

(KUTV) — A wanted man out of West Valley is still on the run after a police chase on Tuesday night.

UPDATE: Between 10:00 and 10:30 p.m. Wednesday evening, police identified a possible home where the suspect was believed to be staying, which was near 3400 S. Hillsdale Drive.

Police found him at the home. Pace did not violently resist arrest and was eventually cooperative.

Pace was unarmed and nobody was injured.

Other people were arrested for outstanding warrants.

West Valley Police spotted the man around 11:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Embassy Suites Hotel near 3524 South Market Street.

According to authorities, the suspect backed a stolen car into an officer's car and fled the scene.

Police say the suspect led them on a high speed chase through West Valley City for several blocks.

The car was spiked by two different officers, which deflated all four tires, officials said. The suspect crashed into a parked car near 4500 S. and Redwood Road in Taylorsville where the car was left abandoned.

Officials say the suspect then ran on foot.

"We had the DPS helicopter up," said Stg. Sean McCarthy, with West Valley City. "A number of things could have happened."

Police told 2News that Pace is wanted for drug charges out of Texas and several felony warrants in Salt Lake.

"He could have gone over the sound-wall, up onto the freeway, before Highway Patrol got there to shut it down," Stg. McCarthy said. "We gave it a great effort. We search two-and-a-half hours for him."

The car he was driving had been stolen for a year.

Police say Pace is Caucasian and in his early 30's. He is a longtime resident of West Valley City. He is believed to be 5-feet 10-inches tall, and weighing approximately 200 pounds.

Officials say they do not know if the suspect is armed.

No one was injured and the police car received minor damage.

West Valley Police are urging the public to call them if they see him, 801-840-4000.

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