Suspect in stolen car caught after chase, Stuart police say

Posted at 1:08 PM, Apr 17, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-17 15:53:07-04

A person with a warrant for his arrest has been taken into custody after a police pursuit that ended in a crash in Stuart, according to police.

An officer noticed the suspect near a Racetrac at U.S. 1, police said.

When the driver wouldn't stop, police caught up with him at the on-ramp to southbound I-95

Photos on the Stuart Police Facebook page showed the car, described as a stolen vehicle, with heavy damage lodged against a palm tree.

The suspect is in custody. He has not yet been identified.