Suspect in crane leads police on slow-speed chase

April 6, 2012 9:18:58 AM PDT
A suspected thief caused a lot of damage while trying to elude police in a stolen crane.

The crane was taken from a construction yard in Rancho Cordova, California.

Some drivers thought the crane was being escorted by the police cars during the 10-mile chase.

The suspect raised the boom on the crane and police had to fall back as it ripped out power lines, and knocked over at least 10 poles and a traffic signal.

The man finally surrendered and was arrested.

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