INCIDENT DATE/TIME: 5-16-19 2:20 pm approx
LOCATION: 3011 Highland Ave
CITY: National City
A SDPD officer attempted to pull over a male driving a Toyota sedan at Palm Ave & the I-5 for a traffic violation. The driver took off at high speed onto the NB I-5.
The pursuit was called off at speeds reached too high for the safety of the public. The ABLE helicopter remained overhead and kept watch over the suspect. The suspect took the Hwy 54 east and exited onto Highland Ave and into National City. He was still speeding and went into the Sweetwater Square shopping center and hit a curb. As the driver was pulling into Chevron gas station and hit a pole protecting the gas pumps. 2 people got out of the car and fled on foot.
One suspect who was the passenger, went into the adjoining Sonic Burgers and started changing his clothing and then fled into the parking lot. A person was pointed out to be this suspect and was seen getting into a white BMW. He was pulled over by NCPD, but this man was NOT INVOLVED & WAS RELEASED.
That suspect got away. The driver was followed by ABLE and he went into the Audio City store for a short time and walked outside and into the open arms of the NCPD officers who were called in to assist the SDPD. That suspect was arrested for Felony Evasion. The SDPD is going to clear the car to see what they can find.