DES MOINES, Iowa – An early morning police chase in Des Moines ended when the suspect vehicle crashed into a building just east of the Des Moines River.
It happened around 5:00 a.m. Monday when an officer tried to make a traffic stop near SE 1st Street and MLK Jr. Parkway, said Sgt. Paul Parizek with the Des Moines Police Department. The driver of the vehicle, 38-year-old Lucas Jackson, had outstanding felony arrest warrants.
The vehicle crashed into the building at 520 SE 4th Street after Jackson lost control. He ran from the scene but was found a few blocks away from the crash and taken into custody.
Sgt. Parizek said Jackson was checked out at the hospital before being taken to the Polk County Jail. Jackson is charged with eluding, interference with official acts, and violation of parole.