SANTA ANA (CBSLA.com) — A suspect was taken into custody early Friday morning after a long, and sometimes slow, pursuit that started in Orange County.
The chase began in Santa Ana shortly after 11 p.m. when the suspect took off in a stolen taxi near the corner of 1st and Flower streets.READ MORE: MLB Honors Shohei Ohtani With Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award
The driver drove north on the Golden State (5) Freeway when CHP officers failed to administer a PIT maneuver around 11:20 p.m. in Anaheim.READ MORE: Only On 2: Elvira, Mistress Of The Dark On Her New Book
The pursuit continued on several other freeways including the northbound 605, westbound 60 and the 710 in East Los Angeles, officials said. At one point, he also dangerously sped through a construction zone on the 5 Freeway.
After numerous attempts to stop him, the chase finally came to an end around 3:10 a.m. on the 14 Freeway in Lancaster just south of the Avenue D exit.MORE NEWS: Orange County Parents Protest Vaccine Mandates At School Board Meeting
No further suspect description was given.