Two men arrested after home invasion, police chase
Just before 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Meridian Police were called to a home invasion robbery on North White Cap Lane, in the Lochsa Falls Subdivision. The victim told police a flat screen television was stolen. He was familiar with the suspects and provided police with their descriptions and vehicle description, which was a blue Ford Taurus.
A Meridian Officer located the Ford Taurus a short time later and stopped the vehicle on N. 13th in Meridian. One male suspect identified as Brian Timothy Mack, 35 of Rupert, surrendered, as well as a female passenger who is not being charged. The second suspect, Corey Dale Young, 32 of Payette, fled on foot.
Young stole a Dodge pick-up out of a garage in the area of 11th and Cherry Lane, and a pursuit was initiated by Meridian Police and Ada County Sheriffs. This pursuit went west on Cherry Lane and then south on Ten Mile Road. The suspect then went east on Amity and turned south on Cloverdale.
After the suspect almost struck a school bus, Officers cancelled the pursuit. Shortly after the pursuit was cancelled the suspect swerved to avoid spike strips, which had already been deployed, struck a passenger car and rolled at S. Cloverdale Road and E. Columbia Road.
The occupants of the passenger car were treated at a local hospital for minor injuries. Young was not injured and taken into custody at the scene.
Mack was charged with Felony Robbery and Felony Destruction of Evidence. Young was charged with Felony Accessory to Robbery, Felony Eluding and Felony Grand Theft Auto.