Staffordshire Police Road Traffic Unit officers spotted the van, which had been stolen from the West Midlands, in Cannock on Saturday afternoon.
The driver tried to escape the officers but eventually lost control and crashed through a fence, damaging a parked van.
Staffordshire Police RTU tweeted: "This van had been stolen from the West Midlands area and was seen in the Cannock Police area today by our officers.
"The vehicle tried to make off from officers which resulted in a short pursuit before the vehicle crashed. 4 x persons on their way to custody for numerous offences."