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Police chase man in stolen garbage truck high on Cocaine

News video/Dash cam:February 07/09,Colorado.A man high on cocaine steals a garbage truck and leads officers on a 30-mile chase before he crashes, is tased and later dies.

We're getting a clearer picture of what's arguably one of the strangest police chases in southern Colorado in recent memory.

In a News First exclusive, we've obtained dash cam video from the patrol cars involved in the February 7 chase. The tapes and report from the 11th Judicial District District Attorney's office shows the string of events that led up to the death of Phillip Munoz, 29.

The DA's report on the facts of the case finds Munoz was at a Belmont-area Walgreens in Pueblo a couple hours before he died. Munoz called a friend in Colorado Springs from the Walgreens and told her he was sorry for stealing her car. He said he took so much cocaine he knew his heart would explode. He also told her to tell his

Added: Mar-26-2009 Occurred On: Feb-7-2009
By: jdischord
Tags: Police, chase, man, in, stolen, garbage, truck, high, on, Cocaine
Location: Pueblo, Colorado, United States (load item map)
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