Slow-Speed Pursuit Ends in West Long Beach Friday Morning


slowpursuitA slow-speed pursuit ended in West Long Beach Friday morning after a motorist failed to pull over near the State Route 91 and Long Beach (710) freeways, authorities said.

The chase began at about 8:30AM on Friday, September 4, in the Paramount area and lasted about seven minutes, Sgt. Flores of the Sheriff’s Lakewood Station said.

Due to traffic on the freeway, the motorist did not drive at a high rate of speed, he said.

The motorist eventually pulled over at Easy Avenue and Willow Street in Long Beach.

About a dozen sheriff's vehicles and three sheriff's helicopters were at the scene, according to witnesses. 

Police discovered one other occupant in the vehicle, officials said.

The chase did not result in any injuries or vehicle-related accidents, Sgt. Flores said. 

No other information is available at this time.

Above, left photo by Adrian Liwanag.

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