Suspected human smuggler leads police on chase

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PHOENIX - An 18-year-old thought to be a human smuggler triggered a dangerous chase through southwest Phoenix.

The teen was spotted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents leaving a suspected drop house early Wednesday morning.

When police tried to pull him over, he allegedly rammed several police vehicles and then tried to get on the I-10 freeway going the wrong way.

The suspect then stopped the car and jumped into the car of an unsuspecting motorist.

Officers eventually caught the suspect when he ran up to a home and asked a cab driver for a ride.

The suspect faces a long list of charges related to fleeing from officers and ramming police vehicles.