Quartet arrested following high-speed chase

Staff Writer

LOON LAKE — A high-speed chase on Thursday night ended at Loon Lake with the arrest of four individuals on vehicle prowling/theft and burglary charges.
Nicholas M. Smith, Jerri McMahan, Tyrell Howes and Steven McNickle were booked into the Stevens County Jail on charges of theft of a motor vehicle, vehicle prowling, theft, trafficking of stolen property, first-degree burglary and theft of a firearm.
Deputies with Stevens County Sheriff’s Office, Spokane County Sheriff’s Office, Washington State Patrol and Chewelah Police engaged in a pursuit of a stolen 2014 Chevrolet pickup. The pursuit was terminated after spike strips were deployed.
Three suspects were arrested at the scene. After interviews with the suspects, a fourth suspect was identified and arrested.

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