Suspects arrested after high speed chase

By: 
JOE WILLIAMS
Staff Writer

People heading to Mountain View Middle School to watch T-ball or the soccer fields across the street got more than they bargained for on Wednesday.
Around 6 p.m. (just before games were scheduled to start), authorities made arrests following a vehicle and foot pursuit that ended in the surrounding neighborhoods.
"We saw the car come around the back of the State Hospital, followed by two police cars," Kimberly George said. "I was just hoping and praying he didn't jump the curb and come out onto the soccer fields."
The Blackfoot Police issued the following press release about the incident.
"Blackfoot City Police assisted the Bingham County Sheriff's Department, Fort Hall Police Department and Bannock County Sheriff's Department in a pursuit during which a County vehicle was rammed by the suspect. The suspect vehicle sped through the east end of Blackfoot before it was disabled by spike strips. Suspects were pursued on foot and were immediately captured in the surrounding neighborhoods. There are no reported injuries, suspects have been arrested and there is no danger to citizens at this time."
Zakary M. Guzman age 25 from Pocatello was driving a 2008 Kia. His passenger was Jenawade Apodaca, 25, from Pocatello.
Guzman was charged with Felony eluding, Aggravated Assault times 2, and resisting and obstructing. Apodaca was charged with resisting and obstructing.
Read Thursday's (June 14) Morning News for more information on this story.

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