Mohave Valley, AZ: Local man arrested for felony evading and driving under the influence of drugs after a police pursuit that started in Needles, California.

By: Zachary Lopez (ZachNews):

Source: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station (Information and Press Release):

Mohave Valley, Arizona: The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station has released publicly information regarding a local man arrested for felony evading and driving under the influence of drugs after a police pursuit that started in Needles, California on Sunday, August 8th, 2021.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station, at approximately 4:20 p.m., deputies from the Colorado River Station / Needles Police attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle for excessive speed near River Rd and Needles Hwy in the City of Needles.

The vehicle failed to stop and deputies pursued the vehicle into the State of Arizona. The driver, 29 year old Charles Gutierrez of Mohave Valley, Arizona, drove recklessly evading law enforcement and endangered the public on the roadway. Ultimately, the vehicle became stuck in the sand north of the intersection of Courtright Road and Ranchero Lane in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

Deputies contacted Gutierrez in the vehicle, and he was taken into custody without incident. Gutierrez was arrested for California Vehicle Code Section 2800.2, Felony Evading of a Peace Officer and California Vehicle Code Section 23152(f), Driving Under the Influence of Drugs.

Gutierrez was booked into the Needles Jail and is being held on $100,000.00 bail pending a court arraignment.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy W. Poe of the Colorado River Station (760) 326-9200. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave the information on the We-Tip Hotline at http://www.wetip.com

For press releases, news, and information follow the Colorado River Station on Twitter at: @CORiverStation

Refer: Deputy W. Poe / Deputy C. Becker

Station: Colorado River Station

Phone No. 760-326-9200

Case No. 212100765

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

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