Hoquiam police are hoping someone recognizes a truck that sped away from officers overnight. Sgt. Jeff Salstrom said in a press release it was reported just after midnight, officers attempted to stop a mid to late 1980’s red Ford Ranger pick-up truck in the 2400 block of Queets Avenue for a traffic violation.
The truck refused to stop for officers and led them on a pursuit. The truck drove at speeds of 15-20 miles per hour over the speed limit as the driver led officers to East Hoquiam Road where the truck began to travel in the oncoming lane of traffic. Fortunately, Salstrom said there were no other vehicles in the roadway at the time.
Due to the dangers involved, officers terminated the pursuit of the vehicle and it continued northbound on East Hoquiam Road. The truck’s Washington license plate was partially obstructed but the officers were able to see the first three letters/numbers on the license plate were “C63”.
Anyone one with information on the vehicle and/or driver is asked to call Sergeant Brian Dayton at the Hoquiam Police Department (360) 532-0892 ext. 284.