Midnight Run in Sweetwater

Joseph Grant
Staff Writer

SWEETWATER- During a routine patrol on Thursday, Officers of the Sweetwater Police Department spotted a pickup truck in the area of West Broadway at around 11:55 p.m. The officers observed that the truck had a defective headlight and attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle for the violation. The driver then proceeded to accelerate and the officers began a pursuit. At times, the pursuit reached in excess of 95 miles per hour. The high speed pursuit ended when the driver attempted to flee the vehicle on foot.
27 year-old Ray Anthony Gutierrez of Sweetwater was placed under arrest for the felony offense of evading arrest and detention with a vehicle.