December 3, 2023
Deputies escorting the suspect to a sheriff’s automobile. Picture credit score: OnScene.TV

Authorities arrested a person early Saturday after he led them on a chase by way of East County throughout which he allegedly drove head-on towards a deputy.

The incident started when a caller notified 911 that an unknown male was pounding on the entrance door of a residence and wouldn’t depart, based on OnScene.TV.

By the point San Diego sheriff’s deputies responded, they discovered the male sitting in a automobile on the road, however as they questioned him, he began the automobile and fled.

The deputies gave chase by way of the Bostonia space of El Cajon, persevering with on to state Route 67 and north into Lakeside. The pursuit slipped again into Bostonia, then headed into Santee, with the motive force accused of reaching speeds of 70 mph on metropolis streets and 90 mph on the freeway whereas operating quite a few pink lights and cease indicators.

The driving force can also be suspected of driving straight at a deputy together with his headlights off, solely to swerve on the final second.

When the pursuit once more turned to Bostonia, deputies deployed a spike strip, and the motive force stopped at Graves Road, simply north of Bradley Avenue, the place he was taken into custody after 3 a.m.

He faces a number of felony fees, together with evasion and assault with a lethal weapon on a deputy.