Deputies arrest man who flees attempted traffic stop

Deputies arrest man who flees attempted traffic stop

(Snohomish County Sheriff's Office)

EVERETT, Wash. — A 29-year-old man was taken into custody Wednesday evening after he sped away from deputies and crashed.

Snohomish County sheriff’s deputies said they attempted to stop a minivan for a traffic violation in South Everett, but the driver took off.

Deputies did not pursue the driver, officials said.

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Officials said it wasn’t long before the driver lost control and crashed near 128th Street and I-5, hit a fire hydrant and then fled the scene on foot.

The man was caught and arrested.

Deputies said the man had multiple warrants for his arrest, and drugs were found on him.

He was booked into the Snohomish County Jail.

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