Deputies, Snohomish police arrest suspect in drive-by shooting after 100-mph chase

SNOHOMISH — A man wanted in connection with an April drive-by shooting reportedly led deputies on a high-speed pursuit Tuesday afternoon in the Snohomish area.

Jose Beltran Angulo, 29, was behind bars Wednesday for investigation of first-degree assault, drive-by shooting and attempting to elude police.

Around 11 a.m. Tuesday, a Snohomish County sheriff’s deputy was following up on a tip that a shooting suspect was at a Snohomish-area trailer park.

Investigators believe Beltran Angulo fired shots at another man at the park on April 4 but missed, sheriff’s spokeswoman Rebecca Hover said

“We got word that he’d gone back there yesterday,” she said. “We were getting ready to go into the mobile home park when he came out.”

A man matching the shooting suspect’s description pulled out from the park in a red Cadillac and took off on Elliott Road. The man sped down Elliott Road, onto Connelly Road and got onto Highway 9 going northbound.

Speeds reached up to 100 mph, according to a police affidavit filed in Everett District Court. Other vehicles were forced from the road as the Cadillac swerved in and out of both lanes of the highway.

The man then turned onto Second Street in Snohomish and sped through town onto 92nd Street SE and then 88th Street SE.

The pursuit came to an end near where 88th crosses 131st Avenue SE.

Snohomish police officers joined the effort, and the man reportedly rammed the driver’s side of a patrol car, knocking off its front wheel. He also allegedly hit a second Snohomish squad car before he was cornered.

They had to pull him out of the car at gunpoint before placing him under arrest, according to the affidavit. He was then checked over at a local hospital before being booked into jail.

The deputy also reportedly found cocaine in his patrol car where Beltran Angulo had been sitting.

On Wednesday, Beltran Angulo also was being held for investigation of driving without a valid license and illegal possession of a firearm. His bail was set at $252,500.

Snohomish police believe one of their cars may have been totaled, with minor damage to a second car, Police Chief John Turner said.

No injuries were reported to Snohomish police or sheriff’s deputies.

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