Stolen car found after traffic stop

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — On Oct. 10 around 3 p.m. Officer Eric Price was conducting a traffic enforcement in the area of the Citadel Mall when he observed a black Honda Civc traveling at a high rate of speed.

According to police, Price initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle and then the male driver abandoned the vehicle and fled on foot. Officers quickly arrived in the area and were able to locate the male hiding in a backyard off Bowser Drive.

During the search for the suspect, officers confirmed both the license plate and vehicle were reported stolen.

Robert Stone, 26, was taken into custody for multiple charges including motor vehicle theft.


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