Two theft suspects were arrested after leading on police on a chase in Beaverton.
Beaverton police said they tried to stop a 2018 Mercedes near Southwest Canyon Road and Southwest 110th Avenue at about 9:05 p.m. Saturday.
A witness said the occupants of the vehicle had stolen hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from Kohl’s.
Police said a short pursuit ensued, and the driver of the vehicle crashed into a concrete divider near Highway 26/Sylvan.
Two people inside the vehicle ran from the scene as officers took one occupant into custody. A K-9 was able to find one of the occupants who fled. The third occupant was not located.
Inside the vehicle, officers found the stolen items from Kohl’s, drugs and evidence of identity theft.
Police said 40-year-old Jessica Marie Jones from Vancouver, Washington and 22-year-old Katelyn Noell Johnson, who is also from Vancouver, were arrested and taken to the Washington County Jail.
Jones faces charges of attempting to elude felony, reckless driving, criminal mischief in the first degree and three counts of identity theft. Johnson faces charges of theft in the second degree, attempting to elude misdemeanor and PCS methamphetamine.
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