San Gabriel police arrested a male suspect after a pursuit that included city streets and freeways at high speeds.
Police reported at a approximately 11:25 a.m. on April 12, 2017, they received a call regarding an attempt assault with a vehicle against a San Gabriel Police civilian employee.Subsequently, San Gabriel Police officers attempted to conduct a traffic stop on the suspect vehicle traveling westbound on the I-10 freeway at Rosemead Boulevard.
Police said the suspect refused to stop and attempted to elude San Gabriel Police officers. A pursuit ensued leading officers on a high-speed chase with speeds reaching in excess of 100 mph. At that time the California Highway Patrol (CHP) was notified, responded and took over the pursuit, which travelled through multiple jurisdictions.
Police said that during the pursuit, the suspect intentionally rammed two CHP vehicles in an attempt to elude trailing police.
The pursuit ended when the suspect attempted to exit the freeway and lost control going over a raised medium in the city of Cerritos. A short foot pursuit ensued with the suspect being taken into custody without further incident.
“The San Gabriel Police Department would like to acknowledge CHP and the Los Angeles County Sherriff’s Aero Bureau for their assistance in the incident,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
The suspect was taken into custody for multiple charges of assault with a deadly weapon and felony evading.
Source: San Gabriel City press release