Glendale PD: Man arrested in mistaken identity chase and collision

GLENDALE, AZ - A Glendale man chased a car and forced it into oncoming traffic before ramming it.

Glendale police report that on May 26 at about 2 a.m. a man, later identified as 50-year-old Doug Robert Schroeder Jr., chased a car driven by his girlfriend's daughter forcing it into oncoming traffic.

Police say they observed Schroeder chasing a car southbound on 51st Avenue at a high rate of speed. Schroeder reportedly came around the car on the right side, forcing it into oncoming traffic in front of the officer.

He later collided with the car, forcing it to hit a curb on a private lot near Glendale Avenue.

Police arrested Schroeder and allegedly found an open container of alcohol in his truck.

Schroeder reportedly told police he was angry with his girlfriend and believed it was her driving the car he was chasing.

His girlfriend's daughter and son were in the car and were scared but uninjured.

Schroeder refused a breathalyzer test but has been charged with aggravated assault. 

 

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