Officers chasing a car theft suspect Monday morning lost him in a Pueblo neighborhood. They found and arrested him a few hours later.
Police say they pursued Daniel Juarez who was driving a stolen dark green 1995 Honda Prelude with a loud exhaust system on March 26, at about 1:00 p.m. The car is also described as having a tall rear spoiler, chrome wheels, tinted windows and a black and red steering wheel cover with a Chinese emblem on it. It does not have any Honda logos on it.
At the time of the police pursuit, the car had a stolen license plate number 754-WHU. The original plates are 737-XHR.
The chase began when officers spotted him at 24th Street and Montezuma. They followed him to the area of the 1500 block of Greenwood, before he disappeared.
Police say Juarez is a known car thief with a history of drug use.
Officers eventually found him around 4:00 p.m. in the 2400 block of Denver Blvd. in Pueblo.