Breaking News!!: San Bernardino, CA: Alleged copper thieves arrested following a wild police pursuit.
A police pursuit of alleged copper thieves that started in San Bernardino, California occurred after 11:00pm PT on Friday, May 18th, 2018.
** Pictures from CBS affiliate KCBS Channel 2: **
According to CBS affiliate KCBS Channel 2, the suspects are wanted for burglary, allegedly stealing copper.
This police pursuit was broadcast live at CBS Los Angeles’s Facebook page just minutes after Stu Mundel in Sky 9 was over the end of another police pursuit in Sylmar, California earlier that night, and was over a vehicle crash in Beverly Hills, California when the police pursuit came in.
As of 11:19pm PT, the police pursuit was heard over the police scanner driving a Ford Focus with 2 occupants with lights off along westbound Interstate 210 passing Milliken Avenue, Baseline Road, and Foothill Blvd.
As of 11:24pm PT, the police pursuit entered into San Dimas, California along westbound Interstate 210.
As of 11:27pm PT, the police pursuit got onto southbound Interstate 605 heading towards the area of Irwindale, California and Baldwin Park, California areas.
As of 11:29pm PT, the police pursuit getting off at Valley Blvd from southbound Interstate 605 near the El Monte, California area.
As of 11:35pm PT, the police pursuit began heading towards State Route 60.
** Pictures from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4: **
As of 11:44pm PT, patrol vehicles do two PIT maneuvers on the suspect’s vehicle, spending the vehicle around in a cloud of smoke but continued for a short moment.
The suspect driver got out of the vehicle, began running from authorities, ran towards a home, put his hands up, and was arrested in the driveway of a home.
Another person, a women, was also arrested and reportedly jumped out of the vehicle earlier.
CBS affiliate KCBS Channel 2 reported that the police pursuit ended in the El Monte, California area, but NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 reports the police pursuit ended on South Stimson Aveune, near Garo Street and Sigman Street, in Hacienda Heights, California.
More information is still coming in.