Man arrested following high-speed police chase through NW Oklahoma City
By Kristen / Producer
NW OKLAHOMA CITY — A high-speed chase through the metro ends with one man behind bars Monday morning.Police arrested 34-year-old Zechariah Johnson after they say he led them on a chase which ended on Wilshire Boulevard just west of Broadway Extension. Officers say just before 3 a.m. on Monday, a woman called 911 from a gas station near I-35 and 122nd saying she had been raped. She was able to describe the suspect and his vehicle for police, who were then able to located the alleged car near I-44 and I-35. Officers tried to pull over the alleged driver Johnson, but when he wouldn't stop, a chase ensued.Lt. Michelle Holland of the OKCPD told Fox 25, "(We) had officers in the area who were able to locate what they believe was the vehicle and attempt a traffic stop on the vehicle. It didn't stop and initiated a pursuit."At some points during the chase, police say speeds were as high as 80 miles an hour.A few minutes later the suspect stopped his car near Wilshire Boulevard and Broadway Extension. That's where officers were able to take the Johnson into custody.Keep checking in with Fox 25 for the latest developments.
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