It was when a police patrol was to check a car in Delsbo that the driver instead of stopping tried to dodge by increasing the speed.
After a short car chase, the police managed to pull the car off the road and stop it.
The driver was taken care of immediately while the passenger tried to escape - but the police caught up.
Two men in their 25s and 30s are now suspected of several crimes.
Among other things, aggravated drunk driving, aggravated illegal driving, theft or receiving, and violations of the knife law, among other things.
There were no major injuries in connection with this, but a lamppost was hit, the police write.