Police looking for woman who stole minivan, crashed into cars, led cops on pursuit


A woman who allegedly stole a minivan in Cathedral City is being sought by Sheriff’s deputies after they say she led them on a pursuit where she crashed into several vehicles, then escaped.

Police received reports of a drunk driver at Avenue 52 and Sunset Drive in Coachella at 5:15 am Sunday, reports the Desert Sun.

Deputies arrived to find a sparks flying from a Ford minivan that was driving on three wheels and a rim. The driver refused to pull over.

During the pursuit, the minivan struck a parked truck, then later a car on Genoa Street – where the minivan was disabled.

The woman, who is believed to be a woman in her 30s, fled on foot.

Anyone with info is asked to call (760) 863-8990.