Friday, October 25, 2013

24 Hour Exception Incident Report

On October 25 at 1:29 am, an officer was on duty in a marked patrol vehicle. The officer witnessed a red four-door passenger car run a stop sign in the area of 1100 South Stapley. Emergency lights and siren were activated in an attempt to get the driver to stop. The vehicle failed to yield and continued driving at approx. 30 miles per hour. The vehicle was finally stopped in an apartment community parking lot. The driver ran from the vehicle, but was eventually caught. Willis Smith, the suspect, was found to be intoxicated and was arrested for DUI, Unlawful Flight from Law Enforcement and Failure to Stop for a Stop Sign. He was booked into Mesa Jail on those charges.