Suspect in stolen vehicle crash identified

Johnson, Justin

RIO RANCHO, N.M. (KRQE) – Police have identified the suspect who crashed a stolen truck into another truck in Rio Rancho. Police tried to pull over 38-year-old Justin Johnson, of Los Lunas, in a neighborhood off Southern Tuesday night but he took off.

Police say Johnson then ran a three-way stop sign and slammed into a pickup. Witnesses say officers pulled their guns to get Johnson out. He is facing several charges, including reckless driving. He also had a felony warrant.

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