Tuesday, January 31, 2012


Elyria – Two men were arrested Monday night after leading Police and Deputies on a short chase on West River Road.

Police were called to Target after security agents spotted two men stealing DVD’s from the store and leaving in a tan colored sedan. As the car was leaving the lot an Elyria Police Officer and two Lorain County Sheriff’s Deputies were right there and fell in behind the car.

The car was stopped on West River by the Police and as the Officers exited their cars the driver took off.

A chase that hit top speeds of 70 MPH went north on West River to Route 254. Police said they lost sight of the car for a moment but then saw it turning west onto 254. The car then turned north onto Fleming Road and went off the right side of the road as the driver bailed and ran. After the driver bailed the car continued to roll into a fence before coming to s top.

Two Deputies chased the man on foot behind Vincent Elementary School where they caught up to him and tased him bringing him down.

The Elyria Police Officer searched the vehicle and found it to be empty except for a couple stolen DVD’s.
Another Elyria Police Officer responding to the area spotted a man matching the description of one of the two men from Target on West River near Eschtruth. That man was identified at Juan Diaz-Pacheco of Lorain. He was taken into custody and was later identified by a Target Security Agent.

The driver, identified as Victor Rosado of Lorain, became sick while sitting in the back seat of the cruiser and began throwing up. An ambulance was called for Rosado, who was also identified by the Target Security, and was taken to Elyria Memorial Hospital.

Juan Diaz-Pacheco was charged with Criminal Trespass and released at the scene.

Victor Rosado was charged with Driving Under Suspension, Theft, Reckless Operation, Fleeing a Police Officer Motor Vehicle, Resisting Arrest and Obstructing.



Post a Comment

<< Home

Orbitz Coupons