Lights & Sirens

Go behind the yellow tape with The News Tribune

NOTICE: Lights & Sirens has moved.

With the launch of our new website, we've moved Lights & Sirens.
Visit the new section.

Police pursuit ends in Lakewood with three people taken into custody

Post by News Tribune Staff on April 19, 2007 at 1:56 pm |
April 19, 2007 1:56 pm

Police took three people into custody in Lakewood just minutes ago following a ten-minute pursuit that began in South Tacoma, Lakewood police Lt. Dave Guttu said.


Either the Ford Expedition was reported stolen or just its license plates or both, Guttu said. Police took two men and a woman into custody near 108th Street Southwest and Bridgeport Way Southwest. The pursuit began near Mount Tahoma High School about 1:35 p.m., he said.


Investigators believe the vehicle was used in a burglary Wednesday in Tacoma.


UPDATE: Meant to get this information to you all on Thursday but things got a little busy around here.


Tacoma police spokesman Mark Fulghum filled in a few of the blanks on this incident.


The Ford Expedition pulled into the parking lot at Mount Tahoma High School on South 74th Street shortly after 1:30 p.m. An officer saw it pull it and recognized it as a vehicle stolen during a burglary.


The officer tried to stop the vehicle but the driver took off.


The driver hit a number of occupied cars around South 80th Street and South Tacoma Way as it fled from police. No major injuries were reported in those accidents but it did cause some traffic issues.


The driver then pulled into a parking lot at 108th Street Southwest and Bridgeport Way Southwest, where the three occupants were taken into custody.

Categories:
what was that
*
The News Tribune now uses Facebook commenting on selected blogs. See editor's column for more details. Commenters are expected to abide by terms of service for Facebook as well as commenting rules for thenewstribune.com. Report violators to webmaster@thenewstribune.com.