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WSP Investigating Late Night Car Chase in Sunnyside

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SUNNYSIDE, WA - Washington State Patrol troopers are taking the lead in the investigation of a high-speed chase in Sunnyside Tuesday night.

Sunnyside Police say they arrested 23-year-old Joel Ramos, of Sunnyside after he led officers in a chase.

Grandview Police say they first tried to pull Ramos over for speeding on E Wine County Road, but he fled into Sunnyside.

Officers say Ramos reached speeds of 105 miles per hour as Grandview Police, Sunnyside Police, Granger Police and State troopers tried to stop him.

Officers used spike strips several times, which finally blew out one of the man's tires.

Sunnyside police say the chase lasted about 45 minutes and ended when a police officer did a PIT maneuver, intentionally hitting Ramos's car to make him lose control. 

No one was injured during the chase, but two Sunnyside Police patrol vehicles were damaged.

Police arrested Ramos for DUI, attempting to elude police, driving with a suspended license, vehicular assault, second degree assault, and for an outstanding warrant. Officers booked him into the Yakima County Jail.

Police also arrested a 24-year-old man from Sunnyside who was in the car with Ramos. Police arrested him for obstructing a public officer and resisting arrest. Officers booked him into the Grandview City Jail. 

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