Suspect in custody after stolen car pursuit ends in rollover

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Updated: 5/10/2013 12:42 pm
FERNLEY, Nev. (MyNews4.com & KRNV) – A suspect is in custody after a brief high-speed pursuit ended in a rollover accident Thursday night.

NHP Trooper Michael Edgell tells News 4 that at around 10:09 pm they received a report from Sparks Police that a stolen Chevy pickup was heading eastbound on I-80 towards Fallon.

An NHP trooper was on the shoulder of the highway when he saw the suspect driving over 90 miles per hour near the Wadsworth exit at 10:17 pm. When the NHP officer tried to stop the vehicle, the suspect attempted to elude the officer. The vehicle swerved around several cars at a high speed.

The suspect got off on exit 48 in Fernley and drove across an intersection roadway and continued onto a dirt road at a high speed. The suspect lost control of the vehicle and rolled over. The driver was ejected from the pickup becuase he was not wearing a seatbelt, according to authorities. The pursuit lasted about 5 minutes.

The NHP officer rendered first aid while Lyon County medical arrived at the scene. The suspect was trasported via ambulance to Renown Hospital with non-life threatening injuries and was released around 2 am Friday and booked at the Lyon County Jail in Yerington.

The suspect, 29 year old Bryant Jayne from Fallon, is charged with possesion of a stolen vehicle, fleeing and eluding a police officer, and reckless driving. Jayne's bail is set for $2,911.

The investigation is ongoing on whether drugs or alcohol were involved in the incident. 

Trooper Edgell says they later learned that before the pursuit, a driver reported he was side swiped by Jayne near the Wadsworth exit. The vehicle, a Volksawagon Jetta, received minor damages. 
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664658558824 - 5/11/2013 5:59 AM
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66_58_88Collapse Bryant Bennett Jayne begged for help at New Frontier in Fallon Nv. He went to his appt and they wanted 150.00-200.00 to be excepted. The people there said there was a program to get it paid for. They knew he had no money. He was homeless he had had a heart attack in Oct -Nov 2012 at the age of 28. He lost half of his heart. He lost sight in his left eye after a beating in Fallon. Before Oct he was going to school full time, working a full time job and had a family. After his heart attack he lost his job, his home and his family. This young man needs some real down to earth help. Not jail or prison. He has a heart as big as all outdoors. Bryant Bennett Jayne begged for help at New Frontier in Fallon Nv. He went to his appt and they wanted 150.00-200.00 to be excepted. The people there said there was a program to get it paid for. They knew he had no money. He was homeless he had had a heart attack in Oct -Nov 2012 at the age of 28. He lost half of his heart. He lost sight in his left eye after a beating in Fallon. Before Oct he was going to school full time, working a full time job and had a family. After his heart attack he lost his job, his home and his family. This young man needs some real down to earth help. Not jail or prison. He has a heart as big as all outdoors.

Kramer - 5/10/2013 11:55 AM
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another 'only in NVda' story! 'Take a look' at this idiot, he was going 90 already, not eluding- just hurry'in home to fernley. any info on the year/size of his Big ol' Truck? then, it turns out he sideswiped a jetta. What, was it only goin' 80?

Speed - 5/10/2013 11:01 AM
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Good work,NHP! Also good that the driver didn't hit anyone hard enough to cause injury or death.
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