Chula Vista: Truck Thieves Caught After Pursuit

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DATE/TIME OF INCIDENT: 10-12-17  9:15 am
LOCATION: L Street & Telegraph Canyon Road
CITY: Chula Vista
INCIDENT DETAILS:

  1. The truck was stolen in El Cajon last night.
  2. San Diego PD officers picked up a signal from the stolen truck on Dennery Road in Otay Mesa.
  3. They found the truck traveling northbound on the I-805. The driver spotted the officer and a pursuit began.
  4. The driver and 3 occupants deserted the vehicle in a strip mall on Telegraph Canyon Rd and “L” St.
  5. 3 of them went into the 7/11 and one of them bought a 3 pack of beer, and then left the store.
  6. SDPD officers and Chula Vista PD converged on the area.
  7. Witnesses helped the officers with descriptions and directions.
  8. One suspect was caught at the intersection of “L” St and the I-805.
  9. 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.
  10. The other 2 suspects have not been found.

VICTIM INFORMATION:
SUSPECT INFORMATION:
HANDLING AGENCIES: SDPD, SDPD ABLE, & CVPD
SOT(s): N/A
ADDITIONAL: N/A
CNS: N/A