Police catch wanted Utah man after two-day manhunt in West Valley City, Murray

Posted at 7:29 AM, Apr 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-24 09:33:50-04


WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Authorities said a man considered a danger to the public is now off the streets.

Police had been looking for David Saul Hernandez since Thursday morning.

He has several warrants out for aggravated assault, robbery and distribution of a controlled substance.CDW8eFvW8AAHszt

Officials first spotted Hernandez driving near 45th S. and 150 W. early Thursday.

He led police through neighborhoods and eventually police had to end the chase for public safety reasons.

Then a tip came in and led them to Hernandez.

Police said they learned Hernandez had dumped the car near 7th E. and 34th S.

West Valley City Police said they found a gun inside as well as evidence that led them to Hernandez’s girlfriend’s home at the Brickgate Apartment Complex in Murray.

Police went to her home and arrested without incident at about 2 a.m. Friday.