1 In Custody After Overnight Multi-County High-Speed Chase Ends In Crash
OKLAHOMA COUNTY - Oklahoma City Police said one man is in custody Wednesday morning, after leading police on a nearly 30 mile high-speed chase.
According to authorities, the pursuit started in southeast OKC and ended in Tuttle and involved three police departments.
The chase started when an OKC K9 unit spotted a suspicious vehicle near Southeast 25th Street and the Interstate 35 service road.
The suspect, Identified at 38-year-old David Grizzle led officers on a chase that eventually took them to Interstate 240 westbound, where police said he threw out two bags of drugs from his car.
Police said Grizzle then went south on Interstate 44, where Newcastle Police took over.
Grizzle hit some stop sticks that popped his tires, but he kept going. Two other police cars also hit the stop sticks and were taken out of service, according to authorities.
Police said he then took Highway 37 to Tuttle and eventually crashed out off Southeast 4th Street and East Main Street. Tuttle Police tased Grizzle and took him into custody.
Officers said the pursuit reached speeds of up to 100 mph.
Grizzle was booked into the Oklahoma County Jail. He is facing multiple complaints including eluding a police officer and possession of a controlled dangerous substance.
This is a developing story.