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NAMPA -- Police say the drunk driver of an SUV rammed several squad cars during a high-speed chase in Nampa early Monday morning.

Alex Cedillo, 22, of Nampa was booked into the Canyon Count Jail just before 3 a.m.

Cedillo is accused of leading police on a high-speed chase, DUI, driving with an open container, driving without priveleges, and aggravated assault.

Officers with the Nampa Police Department tried to pull over Cedillo's Ford Expedition after he was spotted weaving in-and-out of traffic after Midnight, according to a police report.

Sergeant Tim Randall says that's when the 22-year-old led 7 squad cars on a high-speed chase throughout Nampa before ultimately crashing. Cedillo is accused of trying to ram several squad cars during the chase.

He went in circles down different streets in downtown, Sergeant Randall said, noting that police had to ram Cedillo's SUV twice before finally causing him to crash.

The maneuver is typically known as a pursuit immobilization technique, or PIT maneuver.

Randall went on to explain that the car chase happened when there was very little traffic, so police focused on apprehending the suspect due to the minimal risk of the chase harming other motorists.

However, a parked car, several squad cars, and various other public and private property didn't fare so well.

Police say four Nampa police vehicles were extensively damaged in the ordeal, along with damages to a parked vehicle, street signs, and a fence.

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