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Henderson police capture burglary suspects after chase

Posted at 6:54 PM, Feb 17, 2017

Henderson Police arrested two suspects on burglary charges Friday morning.

Just after midnight on Friday, a homeowner confronted an unknown male inside a garage at the 60 block of Incline Village Court. The suspect fled the scene on foot.

As Henderson Police were searching for the suspect in a neighborhood, they conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle they saw without its lights. The female driver sped away when officers approached the vehicle.

The vehicle crashed into a barrier while traveling westbound on the 215 beltway. Police followed the vehicle as it struck a curb at Pebble Road and Green Valley Parkway. It came to a stop near the Corporate Circle professional building complex, and a male and female suspects escaped the vehicle on foot.

The suspects fled into a nearby apartment complex. Police set up a perimeter, and both suspects were captured without incident.

22-year-old Taylor Goodman and 26-year-old Shawn Erickson are being held at the Henderson Detention Center on charges related to burglary, drug trafficking, and reckless driving.

Anyone who has more information about this case is urged to call Henderson Police at 702-267-4911. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 702-385-5555.