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Rock Springs PD arrests car theft suspect after chase

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CASPER, Wyo. — The Rock Springs Police Department says that a car theft suspect was arrested after a short chase, Tuesday.

On October 29, 2019, at approximately 8:20 pm Rock Springs PD officers say that they responded to the 1500 block of Dewar Drive, in Rock Springs, for a report of a stolen vehicle.

Police say the vehicle was eventually located in the Rock Springs Walmart parking lot. It’s then said when officers attempted to approach the vehicle, a suspect, later identified as Garrett Maheu, age 29, fled the scene.

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“With assistance from the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office, a chase ensued and the vehicle was eventually disabled,” a Rock Springs Police Department statement said, Thursday.

Maheu was arrested without further incident.

All of those cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law. Charges are subject to change following official filings from the appropriate office.