4 arrested in early morning police chase in Huntsville - WAFF-TV: News, Weather and Sports for Huntsville, AL

4 arrested in early morning police chase in Huntsville

(Source: WAFF Staff) (Source: WAFF Staff)
From the left, Howard Pinchion and Jeremiah Key (Source: Huntsville Police Department) From the left, Howard Pinchion and Jeremiah Key (Source: Huntsville Police Department)
HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Four people are in custody following a police chase stemming from an string of car break-ins in the Hampton Cove area.

Police say there were six reports of car break-ins in the area overnight. Officers say they were patrolling for possible suspects early Tuesday in the area of Hampton Cove between Old Big Cove Road and Highway 431 when they spotted a gray Ford Fusion. They said they tried to initiate a traffic stop, but the car sped away.

The chase started on Dug Hill and Highway 431. The top speed on the chase was 90 mph down Memorial Parkway. Police deployed stop sticks near the North Police Precicnt, and the car stopped on Winchester Road near Blue Spring Road.

All four suspects were taken into custody without incident after that.

Howard Pinchion, 19, Jeremiah Key, 18, Jonathan Walter, 18, and a 16-year-old male were all charged with two counts of unlawful breaking and entering a vehicle. All four suspects are from Huntsville.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and additional charges could be filed

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