Lewiston man arrested following US95 pursuit in stolen car

A Lewiston man was arrested Thursday afternoon after leading authorities on a pursuit up the Lewiston Hill in a stolen car.

According to the Idahp State Police, troopers located a 1994 Buick Skylark driven by 26-year-old Joseph Heidelberger at about 5 p.m. that was alleged to have been stolen earlier in the day.

The car didn’t stop when troopers attempted to pull it over in North Lewiston, and a pursuit ensued along U.S. Highway 95 up the hill to Evans Road. Heidelberger was taken into custody a short time later.

He faces charges of grand theft and felony eluding.

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