Nevada: Highway Patrol Arrested DUI Driver Tyrone Thomas Preciado Sr on Interstate 80 After Pursuit

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Nevada Highway Patrol Dispatch received a call from a witness about a possible rolling domestic violence call inside a vehicle

Nevada Highway Patrol Arrested DUI Driver Tyrone Thomas Preciado Sr on Interstate 80 After Pursuit

Nevada Highway Patrol Arrests Driver on Interstate 80 After Pursuit 1-19-17

On Thursday, January 19, 2017, at approximately 10:00 a.m., Nevada Highway Patrol Dispatch received a call from a witness about a possible rolling domestic violence call inside a vehicle in the area of Interstate 580 and Moana. The vehicle was described as a red Hyundai sedan. A Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant located the vehicle going southbound on IR580/Mt Rose Highway. The Sergeant initiated a traffic stop using his emergency lights and sirens. The red Hyundai sedan failed to yield and stop for the emergency vehicle and continued south. The pursuit continued southbound on US395Alt through Washoe Valley. The vehicle turned onto eastbound Eastlake and got back onto the northbound IR580 on ramp.

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A Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant located the vehicle going southbound on IR580/Mt Rose Highway. The Sergeant initiated a traffic stop using his emergency lights and sirens. The red Hyundai sedan failed to yield and stop for the emergency vehicle and continued south. The pursuit continued southbound on US395Alt through Washoe Valley. The vehicle turned onto eastbound Eastlake and got back onto the northbound IR580 on ramp.
Police reported that due to the danger the driver of the Hyundai posed to the public, the Nevada Highway Patrol Sergeant performed a PIT maneuver causing the red Hyundai to collide with the concrete barrier and come to a stop on the left side of the road.

Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers chased the man on foot and were able to take him into custody

Police say the driver of the Hyundai exited the vehicle and fled on foot across both directions of IR580. Nevada Highway Patrol Troopers chased the man on foot and were able to take him into custody. Two Troopers sustained minor cuts from jumping over the barbwire fence. They were treated on scene and released. The driver was identified as Tyrone Thomas Preciado Sr. of California. He was taken into custody and transported to the Washoe County jail and booked for Reckless driving, DUI Drugs, Eluding Law Enforcement (Felony), and Domestic Battery. Both the driver and the female passenger were unharmed in the crash. The female passenger was not arrested and was released.

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