Video: Boat-toting carjacking suspect leads police on chase

Albuquerque police officers found themselves chasing a boat on I-40. 

You can see the sparks flying in a bystander’s video of a pickup tearing along the freeway towing a boat. Police say it started at a Circle K on Coors when Benjamin Hinojos carjacked the owner of the boat at gunpoint. 

Police say he led them on and off the freeway a few times before he finally stopped at Route 66 Casino and was arrested. 

It’s not the first time Hinojos has been in trouble for trying to dodge police. He’s already awaiting trial on charges from a year ago when he’s accused of leading officers on a wild chase in a Hummer that ended with police dropping spike strips. 

Prosecutors are fighting to make sure this time, he stays locked up until trial. 

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