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Posted on: September 1, 2023

[ARCHIVED] 9/1/23 Fleeing and Eluding/Poss. of Stolen Vehicle

(PEORIA, IL) Friday, September 1, 2023, at approximately 12:36 a.m. Peoria Police attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle that ran a stop sign near Thrush and Sheridan. The vehicle was also reported stolen.
The driver of the stolen vehicle ignored officers’ attempts to pull over and fled at a high rate of speed. Officers did not pursue.
A short time later the vehicle crashed into a concrete guard in the 2300 block of Sheridan. Officers then observed two males exit the vehicle and flee on foot.
After a short foot pursuit officers apprehended both males, one juvenile and one adult. 
They were both taken into custody.
The 17-year-old male was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Resisting Police.
21-year-old Quandarius T. Jones was arrested for Unlawful Possession of a Stolen Vehicle and Resisting Police.
The juvenile was transported to JDC.
Jones was transported to the Peoria County Jail.
If you have any information regarding any violent crimes, please contact the Peoria Police Department at (309) 673-4521, tip411 (anonymously), or Crime Stoppers (anonymously) at (309) 673-9000.
**All suspects and arrestees are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. **

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