A 27-year-old Eugene man was arrested early Monday morning after leading police on a pursuit, according to a release from Eugene Police.
At 3:56 a.m., Aug. 28, police responded to a report concerning a male subject who was loading items into a Jeep in the 100 block of Seneca Rd.
An officer initiated contact with the subject, identified as Yancy Daringer Forbing, 27, of Eugene, as he was leaving, but he fled away at a high rate of speed, according to police.
Forbing was seen driving over a curb prior to traveling eastbound on W. 1st Ave. The vehicle was found unoccupied at a dead end, and police subsequently located Forbing near the Ivy Mini Mart at Roosevelt Blvd. and Hwy. 99.
Police saw there was fresh black paint on the vehicle, and learned items had been taken from the vehicle, which were allegedly stolen from a residence.
After further investigation, police arrested Forbing on charges of eluding police by vehicle and foot, DUII, driving while suspended, reckless driving, interfering with police, possession of a stolen vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle.