Stolen car chase

A vehicle stolen from Rock Springs was recovered and the suspects arrested after a pursuit with the Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office.

Dylan Damarto

Dylan Damarto

Eldine Barker

Eldine Barker

ROCK SPRINGS — The Wyoming Highway Patrol and the Uinta County Sheriff’s Office assisted the Rock Springs Police Department in the recovery of a stolen vehicle from Rock Springs on Saturday, Nov. 14. The two suspects were arrested after attempting to flee from police in a pursuit that reached speeds of 100 mph, according to a press release.

The vehicle was originally reported stolen from the 100 block of C Street on Saturday around 3:28 p.m. After the victim posted it stolen on social media, several tips came in on the location of the vehicle. The vehicle was reportedly seen on Interstate 80 passing by Cruel Jacks. The Uinta County Sheriff’s Office was given the information and spotted the vehicle around milepost 20. In an attempt to stop the vehicle the occupants fled. Around milepost 6, spike strips were effectively deployed and the vehicle was stopped.

The two suspects, identified as 31-year-old Eldine Barker and 29-year-old Dylan Damarto were both taken into custody. Both suspects remain incarcerated at the Uinta County Detention Center.

The Rock Springs Police Department reminds the community that all suspects are presumed innocent until their case has been adjudicated in a court of law. and the investigation is ongoing.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.