Smart Car Technology Shuts Down Stolen Car During Police Chase

Police arrested a 26-year-old man who was also allegedly in possession of a stolen firearm.

Posted: Apr. 16, 2018 1:07 PM
Updated: Apr. 16, 2018 3:09 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) Smart car technology is being credited with helping bring a stolen car chase to an end.

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Police say officers spotted the stolen vehicle in the area of 622 N. 12th Street Monday morning.

The owner of the car told officers the car was equipped with a smart system.

Officers followed the vehicle until the car's smart system was able to shut down the engine.

The car rolled to a stop near St. Joe Avenue and Highland where officers were waiting.

Police arrested a 26-year-old man inside the car.

He was also allegedly in possession of a stolen firearm.

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