Car chase ends with crash, arrest of Sierra Vista man

Car chase ends with crash, arrest of Sierra Vista man

SIERRA VISTA, AZ (Tucson News Now) - A Sierra Vista man is facing multiple charges, including domestic violence/kidnapping after his arrest early Sunday, Nov. 27.

According to the Sierra Vista Police Department, 24-year-old Tyler Clark was arrested after a short car chase just after midnight.

Clark was booked into the Cochise County Jail on the following charges: Domestic violence/kidnapping, prohibited possessor of a firearm, disorderly conduct, unlawful flight, possession of a dangerous drug, possession of a narcotic drug, possession of drug paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana.

He is being held on a $75,000 bond.

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Clark is accused of allegedly firing a shotgun after an argument in the 5000 block of East Highway 90 on Tuesday, Nov. 22, during which he threatened to kill himself.

Police say later that night, Clark allegedly forced a woman to drive him near Busby Drive and Second Street, threatening to shoot her if she didn't do it.

Sunday's pursuit began when a police officer tried to stop a car matching the description of what Clark was thought to be driving. The driver, later identified as Clark, did not stop. Clark was arrested when he crashed in the area of North Garden Avenue and Whitton Street.

Police say they found illegal drugs and paraphernalia on Clark and in the car he was driving.

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