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Joyriders arrested after speeding across school lawn in stolen SUV full of creme puffs

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Posted at 10:27 AM, Feb 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-16 12:53:52-05

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – A call about a SUV seen driving across an elementary school lawn led police to arrest a few joyriders in West Valley City.

Officers said a witness followed the SUV around neighborhoods until police arrived and cornered the suspect’s vehicle at a dead-end near Carl Sandburg Elementary at 3900 S. and 5300 W.

West Valley PD arrested two teen passengers and the teen driver who tried to run but a K9 quickly caught him in a nearby backyard.

Officers said the SUV had been reported stolen and officers found drugs and a pellet gun in the vehicle along with a large supply of baked goods including creme puffs and cookies.