CHEYENNE, Wyo. (PRESS RELEASE) – On August 4, 2020 at around 12:00 am, Chief Kozak initiated a traffic stop near the 1300 block of W Lincolnway where police say the driver, Jacob Strom, refused to stop, increased his speed, and attempted to elude before running off the roadway near the intersection of Ames Ave & Parsley Blvd.
Strom allegedly got out of a 2004 Chevrolet Van and ran away southbound from Chief Kozak on foot.
The vehicle was listed as stolen out of Denver, Colorado.
Strom was located 2 blocks away by Officer Maule and he was placed under arrest and transported to the Laramie County Detention Center where he was booked on the charges of Possession of Stolen Property, Fleeing/Eluding, and Interference w/Peace Officer. Strom was also wanted out of Denver, CO for Burglary and Motor Vehicle Theft from incidents in early August of this year.
Police say Cheyenne is averaging around 5 stolen vehicles per week in the city, most from unlocked vehicles. Remember to “Lock It Or Lose It”.
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