Man arrested after leading ND troopers on chase in stolen vehicle

BISMARK, ND (Valley News Live) - A 39-year-old Bismarck man was arrested after leading troopers on a high-speed chase in a stolen car Saturday.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol says around 12 p.m., a trooper, responding to a report of a reckless vehicle on I-94, attempted to stop that vehicle for speeding. The vehicle, however, fled eastbound at a high rate of speed.

Near the McKenzie Exit (176), the vehicle went through the median and onto the westbound lanes of the interstate; continuing to drive eastbound until exiting at the McKenzie exit. The vehicle continued to flee south through McKenzie.

The vehicle eventually got stuck after the driver tried to drive it through a field. The driver then attempted to flee on foot but was arrested.

Jeffrey Sandoval was taken to the Burleigh County Detention Center. He faces multiple charges including reckless driving, fleeing a police officer, and DUS among others.

The vehicle was identified as having been reported stolen out of Bismarck, ND.

See the complete report from North Dakota Highway Patrol below.

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Bismarck, ND – At approximately 12:00 pm, a Trooper with the North Dakota Highway Patrol responded to report of a reckless vehicle along Interstate 94 east of Bismarck, ND. The Trooper located the vehicle and attempted to stop it for a speeding violation. The vehicle fled eastbound on Interstate 94 at a high rate of speed. Near Exit 176 (McKenzie), the vehicle went through the median and proceeded to travel eastbound in the westbound lanes of Interstate 94. The vehicle then exited at Exit 176 and proceeded south through the town of McKenzie. The vehicle fled east of McKenzie into a field where it became stuck. The driver fled on foot before being taken into custody. The driver was identified as Jeffrey Sandoval (39). The vehicle was identified as having been reported stolen out of Bismarck, ND. Sandoval was taken to the Burleigh-Morton Detention Center for multiple charges related to this incident.

The North Dakota Highway Patrol was assisted by the Burleigh County Sheriff’s Department.