Police arrest one in truck chase, other suspect sought

One man is facing charges after he attempted to evade police in both a stolen truck and on foot on Wednesday.

One man is facing charges after he attempted to evade police in both a stolen truck and on foot on Wednesday.

Police say officers located two men in a stolen red Dodge Ram truck in downtown Red Deer just before 9:30 p.m.

The truck travelled north on Taylor Drive where police officers had set up a roadside stop at Taylor Drive and Howarth Street.

The truck refused to stop, driving over a tire deflation device and continuing north on deflated tires before coming to a stop in the Taylor Plaza parking lot.

The driver and passenger ran from the vehicle in separate directions.

Police apprehended the driver after a short foot chase.

The passenger escaped.

Daniel Wayne Harrick, 26, of Red Deer is charged with possession of stolen property over $5,000, two counts of obstructing/resisting a peace officer, two counts of failure to comply with undertaking and failure to comply with probation order.

At the time of his arrest, Harrick was also wanted on six other warrants out of Red Deer. He has been remanded in custody and will appear in Red Deer provincial court on Aug. 13.