Suspect Arrested After High Speed Chase on I-8

By Lindsay Hood
|  Tuesday, Aug 9, 2011  |  Updated 5:54 PM PDT
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Suspect Arrested After High Speed Chase on I-8

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A high-speed chase between a California Highway Patrol officer and a suspect raced across San Diego streets on Tuesday.

The chase started just after 1 p.m. near I-8 and Fairmount Road when officers spotted a Chevy Tahoe without plates as the officer tried to pull the driver over the chase began.

Officers lost sight of the Tahoe near I-8 and the 15, but received reports of a crash involving a Tahoe on the 805 at University Ave.

The truck was found abandoned a short time later in the 3100-block of Bancroft Street in the North Park area.

Officers and K-9 units from the San Diego Police Department searched homes in the immediate vicinity for the suspect for over an hour.

The man was finally found 3200-block of 32nd St. He was taken into custody without incident.

The vehicle was confirmed stolen. Police say it had been missing since March.

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