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Needles, CA: Resident from Bullhead City, Arizona in police custody after leading deputies on a high speed police pursuit into Needles, California.

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Needles, CA: Resident from Bullhead City, Arizona in police custody after leading deputies on a high speed police pursuit into Needles, California.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at around 2:52am PT on Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017, personnel from the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Colorado River Station were requested to assist in the pursuit of a stolen vehicle that was heading south into Needles, California from Arizona on Highway 95.

Fort Mohave Tribal Police Department had taken over a police pursuit that was initiated in Bullhead City, Arizona and now reached Needles, California.

Deputies from Needles, California units took over the pursuit of the stolen 2002 Mercury SUV and followed it through Needles, California and east onto Interstate 40.

The vehicle drove at speeds in excess of 100 miles per hour and failed to obey traffic devices or posted stop signs.

During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle left the roadway and rolled over.

Deputies were then able to take the driver, identified as 29 years old Anthony Julian Rodriguez from Bullhead City, Arizona, into police custody.

Once in the Needles Jail, Rodriguez resisted deputies resulting in an additional charge of resisting an officer with force.

In addition to the new charges, Anthony Julian Rodriguez also had a felony no bail warrant for possession of explosives out of Ventura County, California.

Anthony Julian Rodriguez is currently on felony PRCS Probation out of Ventura for weapons charges.

As part of Governor Jerry Brown’s Realignment Plan, or Assembly Bill 109, to comply with a U.S. Supreme Court Decision requiring the state to lower its prison population; offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve reduced sentences in county jails and be placed on local supervision through county Probation.

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https://local.nixle.com/alert/5858120/?sub_id=1651930

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/sheriff/MediaCenter/SheriffPressReleases/PressReleasesfor2017/February/Needles-High-SpeedPursuit.aspx

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Breaking News!!: Hesperia, CA: Police pursuit ends in Hesperia, California.

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Breaking News!!: Hesperia, CA: Police pursuit ends in Hesperia, California.

A police pursuit has just ended at Ranchero Road and Hasting Avenue in Hesperia, California.

ZachNews picked up the police pursuit over the police scanner at around 2:39am PT on Monday, November 30th, 2015.

Police scanner traffic reported that the police pursuit was going over 100 mph along Ranchero Road, and San Bernardino Police Department were in chase.

Police scanner communication reported that San Bernardino Police Department were in pursuit of a newer black Chevy pick up truck for a “Failure to Yield” traffic stop in San Bernardino, California along northbound Interstate 15.

Later on in the police pursuit, police scanner communication reported authorities at ready near Interstate 15 at both Ranchero Road and Main Street, and as the police pursuit speed eastbound along Ranchero Road, spike strips were set up along Ranchero Road near Cottonwood Avenue.

The driver in the police pursuit is in police custody after coming to an end at Ranchero Road and Hasting Avenue.

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News Alert!!: Needles, CA: A police pursuit on Interstate 40 ends in the arrest of a Minnesota man.

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News Alert!!: Needles, CA: A police pursuit on Interstate 40 ends in the arrest of a Minnesota man.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 8:03pm PT on Sunday, October 25th, 2015, Deputy Jenkins responded to McDonald’s reference a theft.

Once on scene Deputy Jenkins was given a description of the suspect and the vehicle he was driving.

Deputy Jenkins began to conduct an area check, at which time, he located the vehicle at a business on the 2400 block of Needles Highway in Needles, California.

The suspect exited the business and got into the vehicle and began to drive away.

Deputy Jenkins conducted a records check on the vehicle, which was determined to be stolen out of Texas.

The suspect entered the interstate and began to proceed east bound on Interstate 40.

Deputies attempted a traffic stop on the stolen vehicle at Interstate 40 and East Broadway, however the driver field to yield.

Deputies deployed a spike strip at Park Moabi Road in Needles, California, which the suspect struck.

The vehicle became disabled and the suspect came to a stop approximately ½ mile east of Park Moabi Road.

The driver, 43 year old Orlando Rice of Rochester, Minnesota, was taken into custody without incident.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with additional information regarding this investigation is urged to contact the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department’s Colorado River Station at: 1 (760) 326-9200.

Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call We-Tip Hotline at: 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463), or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at: www.wetip.com

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Breaking News!!: Newberry Springs, CA: Police activity involving search for suspect at Interstate 40 Rest Stop.

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Breaking News!!: Newberry Springs, CA: Police activity involving search for suspect at Interstate 40 Rest Stop.

ZachNews is hearing reports over police scanner of police activity at the Interstate 40 Rest Stop near Newberry Springs, California.

What is being reported is authorities are searching the eastbound Interstate 40 Rest Stop and checking trucks for a suspect who run off from authorities in a “Foot Pursuit” and may have ran into the desert area around the Interstate 40 Rest Stop and National Trail Highway.

Authorities have found drugs in the area near the rest stop area, but no suspect found.

The call came in before 12:20am PT on Saturday, July 4th, 2015.

The suspect may be armed with a gun or knife from what is reporting over the police scanner.

California Highway Patrol is cleaning the area along Interstate 40.

At this moment, there is no further information to what lead to the “Foot Pursuit”.

Awaiting more information.

News Update!!: Victorville, CA: Man who was beaten by authorities after horse pursuit charged.

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News Update!!: Victorville, CA: Man who was beaten by authorities after horse pursuit charged.

The man who was beaten by several San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies after a horse pursuit that was captured by a news helicopter camera on Thursday, April 9th, 2015 arrived at the courthouse on Tuesday, June 16th, 2015 in Victorville, California.

The man, 30 year old Francis Jared Pusok of Apple Valley, California, was reprtedly late to his court arraignment and supposed to be at court at 8:00am PT.

When Francis Jared Pusok didn’t show up to his court arraignment, the judge was about to issue a bench warrant for his arrest, but Francis Jared Pusok would suddenly appeared 3 hours later at 11:00am PT.

Francis Jared Pusok’s Attorney Jim Terrell took the blame for his client being late, but wouldn’t elaborate on how his client could almost miss his court arraignment.

During the court arraignment, Francis Jared Pusok pleaded not guilty to several criminal charges including resisting arrest, and evading arrest in his 3 hour long police pursuit that included a stolen horse which happened before 3:00pm PT on Thursday, April 9th, 2015.

That horse pursuit ended when Francis Jared Pusok fell of the horse and well on the ground, was caught on camera by a news helicopter from NBC affiliate KNBC Channel 4 being beaten by several San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies.

Since the incident, at least 10 San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department Deputies are being investigated for the beating of Francis Jared Pusok, and members of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved during a closed session of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors Meeting on Tuesday, April 21st, 2015 in San Bernardino, California to pay $650,000 in a settlement with the San Bernardino County to Francis Jared Pusok in order to avoid a lawsuit.

Francis Jared Pusok’s pregnant girlfriend, 31 year old Jolene Bindner, was formally charged on allegations that she and Francis Jared Pusok were in possession of 3 stolen trailers,

Jolene Bindner pleaded not guilty and the judge allowed Jolene Bindner to remain free because of she is pregnant.

Prosecutors asked the judge to raise Francis Jared Pusok’s bail from $100,000 to $575,000 which the judge set Francis Jared Pusok’s bail at $450,000.

Francis Jared Pusok’s attorney called the set bail a political move because his client was paid $650,000 by the county to prevent lawsuits in the beating case.

Because of Francis Jared Pusok’s bail was raised, Francis Jared Pusok was taken into police custody.

According to Prosecutor Shannon Faherty, what happened in court wasn’t about retaliation, but it was about the law.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest information regarding Thursday night’s police pursuit.

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News Update!!: Needles, CA: Latest information regarding Thursday night’s police pursuit.

ZachNews has the latest information regarding a police pursuit that happened on Thursday, May 21st, 2015 in Needles, California.

According to the California Highway Patrol in Needles, California, at around 10:20pm PT, a California Highway Patrol Officer was patrolling on West Broadway at D Street in Downtown Needles, California.

The California Highway Patrol Officer observed a vehicle traveling westbound on West Broadway speeding through the stop light intersection of D Street and West Broadway.

The vehicle made a u-turn then went eastbound on West Broadway at over 70 mph.

The vehicle went eastbound on West Broadway then onto East Broadway (West Broadway turns into East Broadway) going south to Interstate 40 where the drive went onto the on ramp to eastbound Interstate 40.

Driving on eastbound Interstate 40, the vehicle went pass the Five Mile Road bridge and the vehicle made a u-turn exiting off eastbound Interstate 40 using the on ramp.

No other vehicles were driving on the on ramp onto eastbound Interstate 40 from Five Mile Road when the vehicle being chased went the wrong way on the on ramp.

The vehicle then went over Interstate 40 on Five Mile Road and drove onto a dirt road that leads to the railroad tracks.

The vehicle drove south for 2 miles away on the dirt road until the vehicle hit a dirt berm.

The driver got out of the vehicle and ran off from authorities, but the driver was located and taken into police custody at around 10:50pm PT.

The suspect, describe by the California Highway Patrol as a 34 year old male from Needles, California, was unarmed and wasn’t injured.

The suspect was arrested for evading police and for driving under the influence.

At least 3 California Highway Patrol vehicles chased the suspect and may had assistant by the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.

 

Breaking News!!: Apple Valley, CA: Police pursuit of a stolen pickup truck ends in Whittier, California.

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Breaking News!!: Apple Valley, CA: Police pursuit of a stolen pickup truck ends in Whittier, California.

A police pursuit of a stolen pickup truck from Apple Valley, California ends with a female suspect being taken down into police custody by Whittier Police Department in Whittier, California at 10:17pm PT on Friday, May 8th, 2015.

According to the California Highway Patrol, the police pursuit started at around 9:20pm PT on Friday, May 8th, 2015 at an AutoZone located on the 20000 block of Outer Highway 18 in Apple Valley, California.

Both the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department as well as the California Highway Patrol chased the stolen pickup truck south on Interstate 15 in Apple Valley, California to the westbound Interstate 10 in San Bernardino County, California.

The police pursuit entered into Los Angeles County, California passing West Covina, California along westbound Interstate 10 then went onto southbound Interstate 605.

The police pursuit got onto Pioneer Boulevard from the southbound Interstate 605 and began speeding on streets into a residential area.

The police pursuit ended near Whittier High School in Whittier, California when the stolen pickup truck was blocked by a Whittier Police Department Vehicle.

Authorities had their guns drawn as they ordered the driver to get out with hands up.

The suspect got out and appeared to tried to get away, but was quickly taken down by authorities and was taken into police custody.

Stay tuned to ZachNews for more news updates with more information regarding this news story.