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Driver Of Stolen Vehicle Arrested After Police Pursuit

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MONTEREY PARK (CBS) — The driver of a stolen vehicle was arrested Tuesday night following a police pursuit.

Sheriff’s deputies in Montebello ran the plates of a black pickup truck and discovered it was reported stolen.

Several patrol cars pursued the suspect through the streets of Montebello, East L.A., San Gabriel, and Monterey Park.

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The pursuit began shortly after 8 p.m. near the intersection of Telegraph Road and Washington Boulevard.

The driver, 19-year-old Dyllan Nunez, traveled through city streets and maintained a speed of around 35 to 40 mph before entering the westbound 60 freeway.

After exiting the freeway on Atlantic Avenue, Nunez increased his speed to around 80 mph.

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., Nunez crashed into a parked vehicle in Alhambra and exited the vehicle on foot. He was later arrested.

Nunez was booked for felony evading, hit and run and a probation violation.

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