Border Patrol Pursuit Ends In South Park Neighborhood
June 28th 2012 · 4 Comments
Authorities said the pursuit began shortly before 1:20 a.m. on northbound Interstate 805 at Palm Avenue. About 10 minutes later, the silver Nissan Altima being pursued by Border Patrol agents pulled into a grocery store parking lot at the corner of 30th and Hawthorne streets and stopped.
The driver got out of the vehicle and tried to run, but he was caught by agents. The driver, a U.S. citizen, was taken into custody for evading police and reckless driving.Agents searched the Altima extensively, including the trunk and engine compartment.At least nine Border Patrol vehicles were involved in the pursuit, and an agency spokesman said he doesn’t know why agents were trying to pull the man over prior to the pursuit.No injuries were reported.
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