Stolen Car and Pursuit suspect wanted by YCSO

YCSO is looking for a man that led YCSO deputies on a pursuit down Highway 60 to Whittman and then escaped Wednesday night. Spokesman Dwight D’Evelyn says the pursuit began when the deputy discovered the vehicle 34-year old David Pendleton was driving came back stolen. During the pursuit, the Nevada man forced other vehicles off the highway, drove through yards and reached speeds in excess of 100 mph. Stop-sticks deployed by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office flattened Pendleton’s tires and forced him into Whittman where he abandoned the car and escaped on foot. The vehicle contained marijuana as well as Pendleton’s ID.