Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Short Pursuit Ends on 210 Freeway

Incident:          Vehicle Pursuit 

Contact:          Watch Commander (626) 574-5156

Date / Time of Press Release: April 20, 2011, 12:00pm

On April 20, 2011 at about 10:12am Arcadia Police attempted a traffic stop for a vehicle code violation.  The driver failed to yield and a pursuit was initiated.  Officers pursed the vehicle onto the westbound 210 freeway.  The suspect vehicle slowed to approximately 15 mph and all five occupants exited the moving vehicle.  The unoccupied vehicle rolled into the center median of the 210 freeway east of Madre.

All five occupants of the vehicle were arrested for evading a police officer, burglary and for possession of burglary tools.  One of the suspects was transported to the hospital for minor injuries.

The suspects are two adults and three juveniles, their names are not being released at this time.  

Any questions regarding this case should be referred to the Arcadia Police Department, at (626) 574-5150

Robert Guthrie, Chief of Police

By: Colleen Flores, Lieutenant 

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