WHP 9-26, 2016
Two Billings, Montana residents are in custody after leading a Wyoming State Trooper on an early morning chase northwest of Cheyenne on September 26th. Justin Fuller, 25 years old, and Taylor Graves, 18 years old, were both taken into custody after the vehicle chase and a brief foot pursuit ended in a pasture near Laramie County Road 216 and Wyoming State Highway 211 (Horse Creek Road).
At 00:55 a.m. on September 26th, WHP Troopers were dispatched to a Chevrolet Corvette driving erratic on Interstate 25 southbound. A WHP Trooper located the vehicle just north of Cheyenne on I-25. As the Trooper attempted to catch up, the Corvette, driven by Fuller, began to travel northbound in the southbound lanes of I-25.
The Corvette exited I-25, still going the wrong way, at the Vandehei exit (I-25 Exit 13) and continued north on Bishop Boulevard. Once the Corvette reached the intersection with Wyoming 211 (Horse Creek Road), the Corvette proceeded west on 211 as the Trooper continued to pursue it.
The pursuit continued west on WY 211 and traversed through multiple county roads, pastures and one residential yard. Once on County Road 216, near the intersection with Wyoming 211, Fuller stopped the Corvette in a pasture and both he and Graves took off on foot. Both Fuller and Graves were eventually caught by Troopers and Deputies with the Laramie County Sheriff’s Office and were taken into custody.
The 2013 Corvette was reported stolen out of Billings on September 20th, 2016. Speeds during the pursuit reached 145 mph.
Fuller and Graves were both taken to the Laramie County Detention Center in Cheyenne. Fuller has been charged with possession of stolen property, impaired driving, possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, interference, fleeing and eluding and reckless driving. Graves has been charged with possession of stolen property and interference.