Police: Suspect Crashes Stolen Truck Through Gate During Chase

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DES MOINES, Iowa -- Des Moines police tried pulling over a man driving a stolen truck Friday afternoon, but he refused – leading them on a chase.

The suspect drove into Dino's Storage at Southeast 14th and Kenyan while trying to get away. He smashed the truck through a gate at the business to try to get away from police.

Channel 13 viewer Jeremy Jorgenson captured the entire incident on his phone.

Jorgenson and his family narrowly escaped becoming a victim of the chase. The suspect eventually lost control and crashed in the 5200 block of Southeast 8th Street.

After a short foot chase police arrested 28-year-old Justin Polson. He faces felony theft, eluding, and drug charges.


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