Friday, September 4, 2015

Subject involved in pursuit taken into custody

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District 3 Patrol 700 S. Stratford Dr., Meridian 83642
(208) 846-7550
Fax (208) 846-7520

For Immediate Release: Friday, September 4, 2015 4:15 p.m.
Please direct questions to the District Office

On September 4, 2015 at approximately 12:16 p.m., the Idaho State Police initiated a traffic stop on a white Mazda Protege westbound on Interstate 84 near milepost 22, west of Caldwell. The driver was identified as Spencer Cox of Boise. It was determined that Cox had an active felony warrant out of Ada County. As backup officers arrived on scene to assist with the arrest, Cox fled. Speeds reached approximately 120 miles per hour. Idaho State Police discontinued the pursuit at the Oregon border. The Oregon State Police and Ontario Police Department began to search for the vehicle. Oregon State Police located and confronted Cox which resulted in a short foot pursuit. The subject was placed under arrest by Oregon State Police. Charges in Idaho are pending.

Idaho State Police was assisted by Canyon County Sheriff's Office, Fruitland Police Department, and Payette County Sheriff's Office.