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I-80 Police Chase Arrest | Eyewitness News

WHITE DEER TOWNSHIP, UNION COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Police arrested and charged a guy right after they reported he led troopers on a 100 mph chase in a stolen automobile.

According to Pennsylvania State Law enforcement, on July 20 all around 8:50 p.m. troopers saw a car or truck with “heavily” tinted home windows driving on Interstate 80 in White Deer Township, Union County.

As stated in the affidavit, after police entered the westbound lanes the driver, later on recognized as Jose Morel Cruz, 23, of Bronx, New York, took off at a substantial-pace charge.

Law enforcement commenced the attempt to pull Cruz above leading to a chase to ensue where he passed quite a few vehicles in the course of action, according to law enforcement.

Investigators say Cruz entered a median into oncoming travel in the eastbound lane and was hit by a tractor-trailer leading to the chase to close.

Troopers on the scene state Cruz resisted arrest before he was positioned in custody exactly where he admitted to getting cannabis in the motor vehicle.

When troopers ran the car’s registration it was observed to be a stolen vehicle out of Suffolk County, New York.

Cruz has been charged with fleeing and eluding an officer, acquiring stolen residence, recklessly endangering yet another man or woman, and resisting arrest.

He was arraigned and bail was set at $25,000.