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Four arrested in West Valley City high-speed chase

Posted at 6:30 AM, Jan 07, 2020

WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah — Four people are in police custody following a high-speed chase in West Valley City.

A West Valley City Police officer made an effort to pull over a car for traffic violations.

The driver, police say, did not stop but chose to take off instead.

Another police officer laid down tire spikes in an attempt to stop the car.

Before the car reached the tire spikes the driver lost control of the car and crashed.

All four occupants of the car tried to make a run for it, police say.

Police quickly apprehended the four persons.

The driver was arrested for possession of a stolen vehicle and for burglary.

This driver was also arrested for possession of stolen financial documents and possession of burglary tools.

Lt. Shane Matheson says the persons under arrested were probably doing vehicle burglaries or taking property that's been left out.

One of the occupants of the car, police say, was arrested on an unrelated felony charge.

Police remind citizens to not leave the car running unattended. This happens during colder weather to allow cars to warm up.