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Taylorsville Police arrest a wanted fugitive Thursday night

Oct 14, 2022, 6:30 PM | Updated: Dec 29, 2022, 11:24 am

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TAYLORSVILLE, Utah — A wanted fugitive who had a warrant out for fraud was taken into custody Thursday night by Taylorsville Police.

Sgt. Dustin Fowler, of the Taylorsville Police Department, says the suspect was located at a gas station. 

Fowler says the suspect is someone he is familiar with. He also said that police had support from the air to help make sure the suspect didn’t escape.

“I’ve personally had a history with this guy,” he said. “He is known to flee from the police. We enlisted the assistance of the helicopter, the state helicopter.”

Fowler said after the suspect was spotted at the gas station, the tires on his vehicle were spiked.

“They were able to spike the tires on his car,” Fowler said. “He continued to flee. The helicopter followed him until he abandoned the car at about 1500 South and West Temple.”

Mark Jones contributed to this article.

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