Wanted felon arrested after police pursuit in Blackfoot

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The following is a news release and mugshot from the Blackfoot Police Department.

BLACKFOOT — On Sept. 21, the Blackfoot Police Department became aware of a US Marshals warrant for Jose Angel Lucio, 35, of Blackfoot.

On Sept. 22, Lucio’s vehicle was located with Lucio as the driver. Officers attempted to stop the vehicle but Lucio took off with officers in pursuit. The pursuit started in the area of North Meridian and ended on North Stout. Officers were able to spike the car which slowed the speeds of the pursuit.

Lucio was taken into custody on the warrant and additional charges of trafficking in heroin, trafficking in methamphetamine, convicted felon in possession of a firearm and felony eluding.

The original warrant was for a probation violation for a firearms violation. Lucio had over an ounce of heroin and over one pound of methamphetamine.