Stolen vehicle suspect drives into oncoming traffic, arrested after crashing

Crime
Anthony Finley

A man was arrested by Pueblo Police after allegedly stealing a car and then driving against traffic in an attempt to escape police. 

Police reported that around 5:45 a.m. Anthony Finley stole a car that was unattended but warming up off Hanson Lane. The vehicle was a 1991 Jeep Cherokee. 

As police looked for the stolen Jeep, Finley drove into oncoming traffic and collided with another car near the intersection of E. 4th Street and Glendale Avenue. 

“The stolen vehicle sustained heavy damage, and the other vehicle in the crash sustained moderate damage,” said Sgt Ortega in a statement. 

Finley ran from the scene but was arrested after a short pursuit. 

Police reported that Finley is believed to have been involved in at least five other motor vehicle thefts.

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