A driver led Guthrie Police in an early morning car pursuit that reached speeds over 100 mph.
The chase began near 1st Street and East Vilas at around 5:18 a.m. when the driver, Justin McBroom (8/10/1979) from Tulsa, drove a white, four-door Explorer, down Division Street before jumping on I-35 south bound.
Justin Johnson (4/9/1978), of Edmond, was the passenger in the vehicle.
According to police officials, McBroom was driving under suspension.
With speeds reaching as high as 110 mph, Guthrie officers were joined by the Logan County Sheriff’s Office. Edmond and Oklahoma City Police along with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol were contacted as well.
However, McBroom pulled his vehicle over between 15th and 33rd streets in Edmond. Police were set to use tire spikes in the area. See video below.
The chase ended at 5:32 a.m.
Both men were taken into custody and booked at the Guthrie Police Department.
McBroom was charged with five counts, including elluding police officer while endangering others and assault with a dangerous weapon. Bond was set at $43,500 and set to for a preliminary hearing on April 26th.
Johnson was charged with not wearing a seat belt and a $20 fine.
No injuries were involved in the chase.