DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 10-12-17 9:15 am
LOCATION: L Street & Telegraph Canyon Road
CITY: Chula Vista
- The truck was stolen in El Cajon last night.
- San Diego PD officers picked up a signal from the stolen truck on Dennery Road in Otay Mesa.
- They found the truck traveling northbound on the I-805. The driver spotted the officer and a pursuit began.
- The driver and 3 occupants deserted the vehicle in a strip mall on Telegraph Canyon Rd and “L” St.
- 3 of them went into the 7/11 and one of them bought a 3 pack of beer, and then left the store.
- SDPD officers and Chula Vista PD converged on the area.
- Witnesses helped the officers with descriptions and directions.
- One suspect was caught at the intersection of “L” St and the I-805.
- A second suspect who was identified as the driver was apprehended by CVPD 1 mile away at Hilltop Park, and Hilltop Middle School was put on “Secured Campus” status.
- The other 2 suspects have not been found.
HANDLING AGENCIES: SDPD, SDPD ABLE, & CVPD