Police: Driver crashes while attempting to evade officers after vehicle burglary in Draper

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DRAPER, Utah, July 29, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Police say a driver crashed in Draper while attempting to avoid officers following a vehicle burglary in Draper early Monday morning.

Officers received the report of the vehicle burglary in the area of 14600 S. Gallatin Lane at approximately 4 a.m., Draper City police said in a news release.

“Responding officers saw a white passenger vehicle leave the area at a high rate of speed,” the news release said. “The driver did not stop for officers.”

While evading officers, the driver crashed his vehicle into a curb in the area of 14070 S. Bangerter Parkway, the news release said.

The driver was located hiding in the area and was taken into custody without incident. He has been identified as Michael George Galespy, 24. He will be booked into the Salt Lake County Jail on numerous charges, officials said.


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