Truck carjacked from dealership stopped along I-10 south of the Valley; suspect taken into custody

Posted at 12:35 PM, Apr 14, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-14 15:45:29-04

A suspect was arrested after reportedly carjacking a vehicle from a dealership in Goodyear on Friday morning.

According to the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Goodyear Police asked for assistance locating a pickup truck that had been stolen from Yates GMC at gunpoint around 6:30 a.m. 

Detectives worked with OnStar to track the truck that had gotten on Interstate 10 through downtown Phoenix and continued south of the Valley. 

The vehicle was tracked through Phoenix Police Department's Firebird helicopter, however, officers did not pursue the truck. 

OnStar deactivated the truck outside of the Phoenix area and it came to a stop near the Gila River Bridge. SWAT team members then took the suspect into custody.  

Goodyear police have since identified the suspect as 32-year-old Desmond D. Anderson. 

The investigation is ongoing.