Police: Man steals transit bus, leads officers on 60-mile pursuit through central Washington


GRANT COUNTY, Wash. — According to police, a man who stole a transit bus in downtown Moses Lake led police on a 60-mile pursuit through central Washington Wednesday morning.

A deputy with the Grant County Sheriff’s Office caught up with the man near Stratford.

The chase then continued north into Coulee City where a Grand Coulee police officer set out spike strips, flattening one of the bus tires.

The suspect continued driving another 15 miles to Electric City, where another Grand Coulee officer put out spike strips and finally disabled bus. The man was arrested at the scene.

No one was hurt in the incident.