ASO arrests man after chase in stolen truck

ALACHUA COUNTY, Fla. (WCJB) – Alachua County deputies arrested a man after chasing him in a stolen truck Thursday.

The truck was stolen in Alachua County on September 14, 2019.

On Thursday, Ocala Police located the stolen truck and tried to stop it, but the truck drove away, hitting two OPD officers.

ASO received a call from OPD around 2:20 p.m., saying there were chasing the stolen car northbound on I-75.

Alachua County deputies used stop sticks, which are tire deflation devices, to bring the truck to a stop on Southwest Williston Road.

Once stopped, the driver ran into the woods.

Officers with K-9 units followed the suspect.

The suspect, Mijail Koshenskov, was taken into custody and transported to the hospital.