CHP Pursuit Through San Diego County - NBC 7 San Diego

CHP Pursuit Through San Diego County

The suspect has been identified as Casey Rios, 26

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    Watch as a chase ends on Interstate 805 in the Clairemont area on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014. (Published Monday, Dec. 15, 2014)

    Officers chased a suspect through San Diego County on Monday during a pursuit that ended with a dramatic arrest on the freeway.

    The chase started around 11:10 a.m. Monday on eastbound State Route 52 at Mast Boulevard in Santee. Officers tried to pull over a silver sedan for speeding, but the driver wouldn't stop, according to the California Highway Patrol.

    The suspect led officers on southbound State Route 125 into La Mesa, westbound State Route 94 past Lemon Grove and onto northbound Interstate 805.

    The chased ended around 11:25 a.m. when the driver hit spike strips on I-805 North in the Clairemont area, according to CHP.

    Officers had their weapons drawn as the suspect emerged from the car with his hands up. He dropped to the ground and was swiftly taken into custody. A K-9 was sent to search the car.

    CHP has identified the suspect as 26-year-old Casey Rios. He was booked into jail on charges of felony evading, driving with a suspended license and violation of court probation.

    Traffic was stopped on I-805 North in the area during the ordeal.


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