Utah's Public Enemy #1 Arrested

Utah's Public Enemy #1 Arrested

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(KSL News) Utah's Public Enemy Number One is off the streets.

Several agencies took part to chase Phonsavanh Thammavongsa, or "Thue", after they say he stole a car near Panguitch. Officers spotted him there about 4:00 this morning, chased him, and spiked his tires.

James Thompson/ Chief Deputy, U.S. Marshals Service: "Just north of Beaver, a very alert trooper noticed the car go by and started following him, while the rest of the officers got in place to make a safe stop on this very violent individual. They ended up following him for about 60 miles and ended up stopping him just south of Cedar City."

The car rolled, but Thammavongsa was not hurt. He was wanted by the U.S. Marshals for attempted murder of a police officer in North Carolina.

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