We reported early this morning that a collision led to a police pursuit on foot near Lake Ballinger late Thursday evening. We have since found out more details:
Lynnwood Police were attempting to pull a car over near I-5 at some point. The car fled and ultimately ended up in Mountlake Terrace near where the Interurban Trail crosses 228th St SW. A witness who lives adjacent to the trail, south of 228th, heard tires squealing and saw a car pull in to the trail. The Interurban trail isn’t much of a trail south of 228th, it’s more of a gravel alley until the trail enters surface streets around 800 feet south of 228th. The witness saw police cars travelling wrong direction and called 9-1-1 to notify them. The witness then saw the driver jump out of the car. A few minutes later when the police pulled in behind the car, they ordered the 2 passengers out of the car.
Police pursued the suspect on foot and, with the help of police dogs, tracked the suspect to a maintenance building at the Ballinger Lake Golf Course where the suspect was arrested.
Thanks to Mark Hopkins for taking the photos.
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