HPD: Suspect in two vehicles during chase

A police chase ended after the driver exited one vehicle and drove a short distance in a second. (Source: WAFF)
A police chase ended after the driver exited one vehicle and drove a short distance in a second. (Source: WAFF)
Montez Holt (Source: Metro Jail)
Montez Holt (Source: Metro Jail)

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) - Huntsville police confirmed they arrested a subject Sunday evening following a car chase.

A woman called police Sunday afternoon to report seeing her stolen vehicle.

Police said they saw a man driving the vehicle near Mallory Avenue and LaSalle Road.

They followed the vehicle down to Doak Drive. At some point, the driver ditched the car and got into a second vehicle nearby.

The suspect continued driving to Dakota Circle, still pursued by police, before stopping the car and running on-foot.

Police caught up with the man in the backyard of a home and arrested him without incident. He was identified as Montez Dejuan Holt.

Investigators are working to determine if the second vehicle the man used in the pursuit was stolen as well.

Holt is charged with receiving stolen property and attempting to flee and elude police.

His bond has not yet been set.

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