LATAH COUNTY, Idaho — The Moscow Police Department caught a fugitive wanted for felony charges Wednesday night after an officer chased and apprehended the suspect.
Robert Lee Brown was wanted for felony domestic battery and false imprisonment, according to the Moscow Police Department. Around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday a Moscow police officer spotted the suspect driving a Nissan pickup down N. Main St., Moscow police said.
Brown immediately fled when the officer tried to stop him, according to Moscow police. After a short pursuit, officers put Brown in custody based on outstanding warrants for felony charges of eluding a police officer, aggravated assault and receiving or transferring a stolen vehicle, Moscow police said.
Recently Brown was involved in two separate vehicle pursuits involving Moscow police, the department said.
In both instances Brown fled into Washington, where Pullman police and Washington State University police took over the pursuit, according to the Moscow Police Department. The department asked anyone with information to notify law enforcement by calling 911 or (208) 882-COPS.