A man in a suspected stolen pickup truck led California Highway Patrol officers on a two-hour chase that began in Hawthorne and traveled across multiple highways before it ended in a residential neighborhood of Bellflower.
A man in a suspected stolen pickup truck led California Highway Patrol officers on a two-hour chase that started in Hawthorne and traveled across multiple highways before it ended around midnight in a residential neighborhood of Bellflower.
Angel Gate’s Mena from South Gate was identified as the man from Los Angeles South County Sheriff’s station. Notes from coincidences show that Mena is being held on a bail of $ 75,000 and is scheduled to appear in court on March 5.
Delegates from the South Los Angeles patrol station in Hawthorne received a LoJack hit – a stolen vehicle recovery system integrated into law enforcement to track and repair vehicles and equipment – on a 2015 Toyota Tacoma around 10 a.m. Friday night.
CHP officers chased the truck on the eastern Santa Monica (10) Freeway in the middle of the city and on the Santa Ana (5) Freeway in Commerce.
Minutes later, the truck traveled on various other highways, including Santa Monica (10) Freeway, Long Beach (710) Freeway, Golden State (5) Freeway, San Gabriel (605) Freeway, and the Garden Grove (22) Freeway.
NewsChopper 4 Alpha Eliana Moreno was overhead when the driver traveled on Pacific Coast Highway and departed on Seventh Street when the suspect extinguished the light of the pickup truck and left several red lights on.
The driver then drove Long Beach Boulevard and entered the Artesia (91) Freeway at high speed until he reached Alondra Boulevard.
Almost two hours after the police led the police on a dangerous chase, the driver stopped in a residential area of Bellflower on Potter Street.
An impasse with the police came to an end just after officers threw a spike strip under the vehicle.
The driver surrendered and was arrested by officers.