Wanted Motorist Arrested after Traffic Crash near 14 Freeway

ANTELOPE VALLEY, CA (May 9, 2023) – Monday morning, police arrested a motorist after a Chase near 14 Freeway. The chase first started in the southbound lanes of the 14 Freeway at around 10:20 a.m., on April 17th. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the vehicle involved was a red Jeep Cherokee. The driver fled from a traffic stop and ran over a deputy’s foot upon fleeing. The driver of the Jeep then led the officers on a pursuit onto the southbound 5 Freeway and then to the southbound 405 Freeway. The driver then exited the southbound 405 Freeway at Devonshire Street and then returned to the southbound 405 Freeway just moments later. The chase ended near Wilshire Boulevard where the driver pulled over and surrendered. He was taken into custody with a charge of assault on a deputy. It is a law enforcement officer’s duty to conduct traffic stops to serve and protect the community. These situations can be stressful for both the driver and the officer. When involved in a traffic stop, find the nearest and safest area to pull over and then park your car. Stay in the vehicle until the officer gives you further instructions.
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