GCSO: Moses Lake carjacking suspect, wanted woman arrested a day after high-speed chase

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Image credit: Grant County Sheriff's Office, Facebook

MOSES LAKE, Wash. — While following a lead on an accused carjacker who led Grant County deputies and police officers on a high-speed chase, authorities apprehended their male suspect and another unidentified woman who had prior warrants out for her arrest.

According to a social media post from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office, authorities in the area sought a carjacker who was reportedly active on May 25. Later that day, detectives found their suspect—29-year-old Isaiah Ramirez of Moses Lake— in Warden, Wash.

Ramirez allegedly led deputies and police officers on a high-speed chase that spanned 45 minutes across Grant County. Despite their best efforts, local law enforcement opted to suspend its pursuit because the erratic driving posed a danger to other motorists in the area.

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Then on Thursday, May 26, deputies received information to suggest that Ramirez was residing at a home in northeast Moses Lake. Around 1:00 p.m., they visited the 9500-block of Maple Dr to make an arrest.

Upon the arrival of law enforcement agents, Ramirez allegedly barricaded himself inside a utility shed located in the backyard of the residence. That allowed more deputies and Moses Lake police officers to surround the perimeter of the property, leading him to surrender without further incident.

Ramirez was arrested for suspicion of second-degree robbery and felony eluding, according to Grant County authorities. They also arrested “at least one other person” at the residence for unrelated crimes. The woman pictured above, as provided by the GCSO, is the only confirmed subject to be brought into custody besides Ramirez himself.

This is a breaking news story. An update and/or follow-up may be issued if further details are made public.

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