stolen truck pursued, caught but occupants flee (Benton County Sheriff)

Benton County Sheriff's Deputies had a busy evening last night, chasing a stolen truck out of Prosser.

While on patrol near the West end of the county, A Deputy came across a suspicious vehicle, and after running the plates, learned it was stolen out of Prosser. But as the officer was turning his vehicle around in the snow, the truck managed to slip away, no doubt using 4WD.

The truck sped away onto some unfamiliar roads in Yakima County, over the county line. Sheriff's were able to set up containment with Grandview and Yakima County Sheriff's after locating the truck down a long private driveway. But the occupants had fled.  The truck will be returned to it's owner. As for the occupants, 'til next time...