MOSES LAKE – Moses Lake police say two well-known criminals are in custody again following a short pursuit. Officers say they attempted to stop a stolen vehicle in the city. The driver fled the stop south of SR-17, and officers chased the vehicle for a short period of time before abandoning the chase.
The vehicle was located abandoned a short time later.
Officers were able to follow the fresh tracks in the snow that led to the two suspects. 23 year old Brandon McNew, and 23 year old Taylor Oakland, both of Moses Lake.
McNew was arrested on charges of Felony Eluding and Possession of a Stolen Vehicle. Oakland was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine. Officers say both of the suspects have criminal records and are well-known to law enforcement.