UPDATE: Monday, 12:10 p.m.
MONO COUNTY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- The Mono County Sheriff's Office has released more information about a high-speed chase from Idaho to Northern Nevada. One man is still at large, as of Monday afternoon.
According to a press release, Mono County Deputies conducted a routine traffic stop on northbound Highway 395 in the community of Coleville for a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed. When deputies approached the vehicle, both driver and passenger acted suspiciously when asked for identification, registration and proof of insurance. Both the driver, Zachary Carr, 32, of Pocotello, Idaho, and passenger, Geoffrey Guess, 26, told deputies they had did not have their identification with them.
While Carr was being detained, Guess climbed into the driver’s seat of the vehicle and sped away. After safely securing Carr in the back of the patrol unit, deputies began pursuit. Due to the high rate of speed at which the fleeing vehicle was traveling, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch put out an alert to Nevada law enforcement and Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies joined the pursuit.
Guess led Douglas County Sheriff’s Deputies and Nevada Highway Patrol on a high speed pursuit, with speeds over 100 miles per hour through Carson City and Reno. Guess was able to escape the Nevada Highway Patrol in Reno and is currently still at large. The vehicle has been recovered.
Upon further questioning, Carr stated that he was helping Guess flee law enforcement out of Utah. Carr knew Guess was a fugitive and was aiding in taking him to Southern California to prevent him from being arrested. Carr had also recently consumed methamphetamine.
Carr was arrested for aiding a fugitive, evading a peace officer, and being under the influence of a controlled substance. Carr is currently in custody at the Mono County Jail.
Guess has a Class III felony warrant out of Utah and a misdemeanor warrant out of Kings County. He is suspected to be dangerous.
If anyone has any information on the location of Mr. Guess, please contact your local law enforcement agency immediately.
MONO COUNTY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) -- Nevada Highway Patrol troopers are searching for a high-speed chase suspect out of Idaho. NHP troopers say they were called to locate a subject driving at high speeds from Mono County on Saturday just after 8:30 a.m.
During a routine traffic stop, Mono County Deputies were interviewing the driver of a 2013 Hyundai Sonata with California registration 6VRP791. The passenger, Geoffrey Guess, 26, got into the driver’s seat and sped off.
Guess drove into Nevada at speeds over 100 mph. Troopers attempted to stop the vehicle, but they were unsuccessful.
Troopers say the Hyundai was last seen northbound on I-580, north of Bowers Mansion. Guess is known to resist officers and considered to be armed and dangerous.
If you have seen the vehicle, you are asked to call the Department of Public Safety-Communications Center at 775-687-0400.