Cheney police arrest felon following chase

Suspect discards gun near school

CHENEY – A motorist is facing multiple charges following an April 4 pursuit and disposal of a firearm at a school.

Jakob D. Petitto, 30, was arrested and booked into the Spokane County Jail on cahrges of attempting to elude, second-degree unlawful possession of a firearm, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, driving with a suspended license and being a fugitive from justice related to the out-of-state warrant.

Petitto has five previous felony convictions and is prohibited from possessing a firearm, records show.

His arrest came after a pursuit by law enforcement and his attempt...


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