Officers chase minivan on Valley freeways

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by azfamily.com

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Posted on June 2, 2014 at 7:26 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 3 at 2:21 PM

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PHOENIX -- Officers from the Arizona Department of Public Safety chased the driver of a minivan on Valley freeways Monday evening.

The driver has been identified as 31-year-old Salvador Nunez Enriquez. He was arrested and booked into the Maricopa County Jail.

The chase started at about 6:30 and ended at 7.

The officers were pursuing a silver Dodge minivan. The pursuit started on southbound State Route 87 at milepost 179.5, according to a spokesman for the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

The pursuit turned westbound on State Route 202 to Interstate 10. 

The driver of the van then went northbound on Interstate 17. The driver then exited Interstate 17 at 19th Avenue and was taken into custody in a dead end near 19th Avenue and Buckeye Road.

Officers have not said yet why they were trying to stop the minivan driver, nor have they released his name.

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