Early Morning Police Chase Ends With Man Custody - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

UPDATE: Early Morning Police Chase Ends With Man Custody

Posted: Updated:

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE SPOKANE POLICE DEPT:

On 10-3-13 around 4:00 am Spokane Police officers were advised that Airway Heights Police officers were engaged in a high speed pursuit with a stolen vehicle and the fleeing vehicle was headed towards Spokane. 

In order to protect public safety and to stop the pursuit, Spokane Police officers set up spike strips at 3rd/Monroe (where the vehicle was heading) to disable to fleeing vehicle. The driver, 21-year-old Jesse Woodward, jumped out of the vehicle once it had been disabled by the spike strips near 5th/Washington and fled on food.

Spokane Police Department officers quickly set up a perimeter. A Spokane Police K-9 located Woodward hiding in a plastic barrel behind a nearby apartment complex. Woodward was arrested by Airway Heights Police for Attempt to Elude, Possession of Stolen Vehicle and an outstanding Reckless Endangerment warrant.

Through interagency cooperation and quick police response, a dangerous, high-speed pursuit was quickly ended and a suspect was taken into custody.

PREVIOUS STORY:

SPOKANE, Wash. - Early Thursday morning a man led police on a chase from Airway Heights all the way to 5th and Washington. Police saw his vehicle driving around and recognized it was stolen. When they attempted to pull the car over, the man refused and a chase ensued.

At times speeds exceeded 100mph. The driver even drove the wrong way down Sprague and ran a red light. At 3rd and Monroe police spike stripped his tires and soon after that, the man in the car bailed and took off on foot. A K-9 unit was brought and the man eventually surrendered near 5th and Washington without incident.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Top Stories from KHQHomeMore>>

  • Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

    Eighth planet found in faraway solar system, matching ours

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:38 PM EST2017-12-16 04:38:06 GMT
    NASA/Ames Research Center/Wendy StenzelNASA/Ames Research Center/Wendy Stenzel

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - An eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in numbers. Even more amazing, machines and not humans made the discovery. NASA joined with Google on Thursday to announce the finding. This eighth planet orbits the star known as Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years away. Like Earth, this new planet is the third rock from its sun. But it's much closer to its sun and therefore a scorching 800 degrees Fahrenheit (427 Celsius) 

    More >>

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - An eighth planet has been found in a faraway solar system, matching our own in numbers. Even more amazing, machines and not humans made the discovery. NASA joined with Google on Thursday to announce the finding. This eighth planet orbits the star known as Kepler-90, 2,545 light-years away. Like Earth, this new planet is the third rock from its sun. But it's much closer to its sun and therefore a scorching 800 degrees Fahrenheit (427 Celsius) 

    More >>
  • ‘Criminal Santa’ calls 911 for help after getting trapped in California chimney

    ‘Criminal Santa’ calls 911 for help after getting trapped in California chimney

    Friday, December 15 2017 11:30 PM EST2017-12-16 04:30:23 GMT
    Citrus Heights PoliceCitrus Heights Police

    CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. - A burglary suspect was arrested after becoming lodged in a chimney while trying to break into a business and then calling 911 for help, the Citrus Heights Police Department said Friday. Police said 32-year-old Jesse Berube slid down the chimney of a business in the 6900 block of Greenback Lane, trying to break in, but instead got stuck.  According to KCRA News, Berube was able to move enough to reach his phone and call 911.

    More >>

    CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. - A burglary suspect was arrested after becoming lodged in a chimney while trying to break into a business and then calling 911 for help, the Citrus Heights Police Department said Friday. Police said 32-year-old Jesse Berube slid down the chimney of a business in the 6900 block of Greenback Lane, trying to break in, but instead got stuck.  According to KCRA News, Berube was able to move enough to reach his phone and call 911.

    More >>
  • KCSO Deputy takes pies in the face to help local boy fight cancer

    KCSO Deputy takes pies in the face to help local boy fight cancer

    Friday, December 15 2017 9:53 PM EST2017-12-16 02:53:35 GMT
    The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is throwing its support behind an effort to help a local family whose young son is undergoing treatment for cancer. Deputy Doug Goodman, a School Resource Officer, joined students and staff at Dalton Elementary School on Friday morning for the school’s annual Christmas sing-along. During the morning assembly, the kids cheered on a “pie in the face” activity. Deputy Goodman took four pies to the face in recognition of a...More >>
    The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office is throwing its support behind an effort to help a local family whose young son is undergoing treatment for cancer. Deputy Doug Goodman, a School Resource Officer, joined students and staff at Dalton Elementary School on Friday morning for the school’s annual Christmas sing-along. During the morning assembly, the kids cheered on a “pie in the face” activity. Deputy Goodman took four pies to the face in recognition of a...More >>