ST. GEORGE — Sunday’s police foot chase resulted in the arrest of one man, and an ongoing search for the second. St. George Police Sgt. Sam Despain confirmed today that the second suspect reportedly involved in the trespassing has not been located yet as of 12:20 p.m., Monday.
Despain also confirmed that the suspects were trespassing at St. George Towing Sunday at approximately 1:50 p.m. When the police responded, the suspects fled on foot.
One of the individuals was caught Sunday afternoon, and booked into Washington County’s Purgatory Correctional Facility.
Steven Alegre, from Las Vegas, was arrested for trespassing, failing to stop for an officer, drug possession and paraphernalia.
The other individual is not suspected to be dangerous and efforts to locate him are ongoing, Despain said.
This report is based on preliminary information provided by police and may not contain the full scope of findings.
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