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Snow helps police track suspect

WEST VALLEY CITY -- Overnight snowfall helped police track down a man driving a stolen car.

A West Valley City police officer noticed a stolen car on 4000 West near 4100 South around 1 a.m. When he tried to pull over the car, the driver took off.

Officers called in police dogs and followed fresh footprints in the snow to find the suspect around the corner.

Sgt. M.T. Johnson with the West Valley City Police Department said, "I think it's pretty cut and dried. Stolen car and the bad guy got caught."

Eddie Garza was booked into jail for driving a stolen car, fleeing and possession of a burglary instrument.

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