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Tag: Patrol Vehicle Theft
Woman Steals LASD Vehicle, Leads Deputies on High-Speed Chase
According to officials, this all started when the suspect jumped into the LASD vehicle when it was parked.
April 4, 2023
Driver Dies After Jumping from Stolen CHP Vehicle During Pursuit
A driver died when he jumped from a stolen California Patrol Vehicle as he attempted to elude other officers.
March 29, 2023
TX Suspect Slips Cuffs, Drives Off with Patrol Unit
The sheriff's office says Ruiz led them on a chase from Poteet to Pleasanton where he tried to run over a Pleasanton police officer. He was taken into custody after driving into a Poteet police patrol car.
September 6, 2022
Naked Woman Drove Off in Chicago PD Vehicle, Ran Over Officer
A witness said the officer had stopped to help the woman who was lying in the street.
June 14, 2022
TN Woman Escapes Custody, Tries to Steals Patrol Vehicle
“She quickly pulled in a driveway backed up hit a mailbox and took off from the deputy at that point,” Sgt. Jennifer Caruthers explained.
April 28, 2022
Nebraska Sheriff's K-9, Innocent Motorist, and Suspect Killed in Train Crash
The suspect who had stolen a sheriff's K-9 vehicle hit the back of a vehicle driven by a teacher who was waiting for the train come through, pushing the vehicle into the train. Stoltenberg, Ediger and the K-9 died on impact.
February 10, 2022
CA Hospital Patient Steals One Patrol Unit, Rams a Second
An officer spotted him nearby and jumped out of his patrol SUV to give chase on foot. However, the suspect returned and stole the patrol car.
February 9, 2022
Milwaukee Officer Shot, Suspect Steals and Crashes Patrol Vehicle
The officer and the 22-year-old man exchanged gunfire, and both were struck. After that exchange of gunfire, police say the man entered the officer's patrol vehicle and fled, eventually crashing.
January 28, 2022
Man Shot at End of Pursuit Involving Stolen Patrol SUV
According to the GBI, after the crash, troopers instructed Palmer to exit the patrol vehicle. He didn’t comply with commands and pointed a gun in GSP’s direction.
June 18, 2021
NJ Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect who Stole Patrol Vehicle
After a Franklin officer got out his cruiser, authorities say 41-year-old Roy K. Jackel Jr. of Cape May Court House, NJ, got in the police vehicle and drove away.
April 7, 2021
Woman Leads Ohio Officers on 175-mph Chase, Steals and Wrecks Patrol Vehicle
The female driver, whom police did not identify, began heading westbound on Ohio 163 topping out at 175 mph.
December 15, 2020
MD Man Shoots at Officers, Drives Away in Patrol Vehicle and Runs Over Woman
The man then got into the empty police car, turned it around and drove toward officers, he said. The man struck and killed one of his family members who was in the road. She had come to the scene to try to help “de-escalate the situation,” according to Hector Velez, the interim police chief in Prince George’s County.
November 10, 2020
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