High Speed chase through Mountain Home ends at MHAFB
On July 22nd, 2020, at 1125 hours a traffic stop was conducted by a Narcotics Detective from the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office on I-84 EB around mile post 83. During the traffic stop a male suspect who was identified as Craig Croft out of Texas fled from the traffic stop leading Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputies along with the Mountain Home Police Department on a high-speed pursuit through Elmore County and through the city of Mountain Home. The pursuit ended when the suspect attempted to gain entry to Mountain Home Air Force Base, was stopped with the assistance of Defenders from the 366th Security Forces Squadron and was taken into custody by Elmore County Sheriff’s Deputies.
The suspect is facing charges of felony eluding, trafficking in controlled substances and attempted aggravated assault.
The suspect has been booked into the Elmore County Detention Center.
This investigation is ongoing.
No further information can be released at this time.