2 suspected car thieves arrested following chase

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WEST VALLEY CITY -- West Valley police recovered two stolen vehicles and arrested two suspected thieves following a late-night chase.

First car recovered by police
First car recovered by police

Police say the cars were stolen from two separate homes within a half hour of each other. Officers arrived at the homes, got descriptions of the vehicles and spread the information to other officers.

"One of our other officers who was out on the road actually located both vehicles driving down the road," explained Lt. Dalan Taylor of the West Valley City Police Department.

Officers stopped one of the vehicles in the area of 4400 West and 5500 South and arrested the driver, but the other car sped away.

Stolen car crashed, driver surrendered
Stolen car crashed, driver surrendered

Police chased it until the car crashed into a curb near 5600 West and 2700 South. The driver, identified as 25-year-old Louis Nuno, surrendered.

Both suspects face charges of possessing a stolen vehicle.


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