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Police arrest Iowa fugitive after freeway chase

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Posted at 10:37 PM, Jul 15, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-16 17:00:35-04

ELOY, Ariz. — Police arrested a man who led officers on a chase from the Marana area to Eloy Thursday.

According to Marana police, officers tried to stop a vehicle heading westbound on I-10 near Tangerine.

Police suspected the vehicle was related to 26-year-old Daijour Roland Hall, a fugitive with a felony warrant from Iowa.

The driver stepped out of the vehicle and paused as officers approached, then got back in the vehicle and drove off, continuing to head westbound on I-10.

The officers followed the vehicle for several miles, calling in help from the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Eloy Police Department and the Pinal County Regional S.W.A.T. team.

While heading westbound on I-10, police disabled the vehicle, which left I-10 on Exit 208. Law enforcement followed the vehicle to the 200 block of East Cedar in Eloy. Hall got out of the vehicle and ran off on foot.

Officers found a gun in the abandoned vehicle, then set up a perimeter around the house he was believed to be hiding in.

Police say Hall entered the home with a gun, but was arrested without incident. Police found the gun in his home. Marana police took him into custody and he was booked into the Pinal County Jail.

Hall faces charges including weapons misconduct for a prohibited possessor, felony unlawful flight from law enforcement, felony first-degree burglary, and for a felony warrant/parole violation out of Iowa.