A man was arrested after he led police on a chase on Highway 72 near Bouse Thursday.
La Paz County Sheriff’s Deputies received information that there was a stolen vehicle in the area and were able to confirm this information through a license plate check, according to the La Paz County Sheriff’s Department.
“The vehicle had pulled off the road and entered the parking lot of Bouse Family Dollar and later went mobile,” Sheriff William Ponce told Parker Live. “Once the vehicle was on the road, deputies tried to initiate a traffic stop.
The suspect fled in his vehicle, leading the deputies on a chase.
Members of the public reported seeing a white SUV being followed by Sheriff’s patrol vehicles with their lights activated, then diverting suddenly from the roadway, through a fence and into the desert, with deputies behind.
“The suspect allegedly fled on foot and was later apprehended and taken into custody,” Ponce said. “The vehicle was reported stolen 2 days prior in Las Vegas.”