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Man arrested in stolen vehicle after police pursuit

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The following is a news release from Idaho State Police.

BLACKFOOT – On November 13, at 3 p.m., the Idaho State Police were involved in a pursuit in the Blackfoot area of Interstate 15 while attempting to recover a stolen vehicle.

The suspect, Michael A. Oglesbee, 42, of Pocatello, was driving a 2005 Saturn Relay van on southbound I-15 near Blackfoot. Deputies from the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office located the vehicle and began following it.

Oglesbee used the median at milepost 95 to make a U-turn and began driving northbound while law enforcement followed. At approximately milepost 104, Oglesbee drove into the median and stopped the vehicle. He was placed under arrest and transported to Bingham County Jail.