Driver leads officers in high-speed pursuit through Snohomish County

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ARLINGTON, Wash. - A 23-year-old man was taken into custody Tuesday morning after he led police in a high-speed chase through Snohomish County, police said.

 

The chase started after Arlington police officers spotted a stolen vehicle.

 

Officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the driver continued traveling northbound on State Route 9 at a high rate of speed, according to police.

 

Five officers with the Arlington Police Department, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office and Marysville Police Department chased the vehicle for over 20 minutes at speeds of over 100 mph.

 

The chase went through north Snohomish County, Arlington, Lakewood and Marysville.

 

According to police, the driver rammed two patrol vehicles multiple times.

 

Two officers had minor injuries. They were evaluated and later released.

 

The pursuit ended when the driver abandoned his vehicle on the northbound onramp to Interstate 5 at State Route 532.

 

Police apprehended the driver and took him to Cascade Valley Hospital.

 

The man will be taken to the Snohomish County Jail and multiple charges are anticipated, including being in possession of a stolen vehicle, felony eluding of a police vehicle and vehicular assault.