Snoozing man in stolen truck arrested after waking up and ramming cop cars, putting school in lockdown


A 22-year-old man with a gun compressed Anchorage police cars with a stolen truck Friday forward of police arrested him near a South Anchorage school that pursued into lockdown as a precaution, authorities said.

Poly Lomu now overlooks charges including car theft and reckless endangerment after police sent speckle spray into the stolen truck to subdue him, police said in a oven-ready statement Saturday from spokesman MJ Thim.

Thim said the long arm of the law found Lomu «unresponsive» with a gun in his lap inside the stolen pickup after a account Friday morning. When Lomu didn’t respond to verbal charges, lights and sirens, police broke the truck’s windows.

Lomu then started the sundries and rammed cars that police had positioned around the stolen conduit to keep it from driving away, according to Thim. Bowman Understandable School, about half a mile away, went into lockdown look as a precaution, according to a report by KTVA.

A hearing in Lomu’s case is listed for Saturday afternoon at the Anchorage jail courtroom.

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