On 11/13/17 at approximately 0210hrs Deputies with the Iron County Sheriff’s Office located a stolen vehicle, a 2013 Lincoln MKS, on Interstate 15 headed south near MP 88. Deputies attempted to make a traffic stop on the vehicle and the vehicle fled. The suspect vehicle hit speeds in excess of 120 mph. The Lincoln turned off the freeway at exit 78 near the north end of Parowan. It went north on 100 W and then turned west on 2200 north. It continued west on 2200 N for approximately 5 miles where it went off the road on the north side.
The occupants of the vehicle then fled on foot. With the assistance of a UHP K9 the suspects were located within a half mile of the car and taken into custody. The suspects, Tatiana Chavez a 24 year old female from West Valley Utah and Gabriel Lopez a 33 year old male from Murray Utah, were taken to the Iron County Jail for booking. Charges are pending as the investigation is ongoing.
For Further Information Contact
Sgt. Nik Johnson
Iron County Sheriff’s Office
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