Pursuit of Stolen Car Ends in Crash, Arrest - No Serious Injuries

February 26, 2015 20:15

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On Thursday February 26, 2015, at 7:02 p.m., a Portland Police Canine Unit Sergeant spotted a stolen car at Northeast 82nd Avenue and Sandy Boulevard in the 7-11 parking lot.

The sergeant called for additional resources to respond to the area in case the car pulled out of the lot. As officers were getting into the area the car left eastbound on Sandy Boulevard and the sergeant got behind it to await additional units.

At 102nd Avenue, the sergeant attempted to stop the vehicle but the driver sped away and attempted to elude police. Shortly after the pursuit began, the suspect crashed into another vehicle at Northeast 112th Avenue and Wygant Street. The suspect got out of the vehicle and attempted to run but quickly surrendered to police.

The suspect, an adult male, was tran

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