Oregon Man Arrested By Authorities After Chase Starting In Placer County – CBS Sacramento

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Placer County lawmakers arrested an Oregon man on multiple charges after he allegedly led them to a pursuit.

On January 18, shortly after 1 a.m., the Placer County Sheriff’s Deputy reportedly conducted a traffic stop on eastbound I-80 near Bell Road. Exit. Due to the dangerous location of the stopped vehicle, the deputy asked the driver to exit the freeway, according to the sheriff’s office. The deputy followed the driver, who then stayed on the freeway and instead allegedly led the deputy into a chase.

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The suspected driver is said to have made unsafe lane changes to apparently escape. About 20 miles into the chase, CHP officers disable the suspect’s tires with a spike strip.

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Deputies identified the driver as 20-year-old Anthony Elmore of Medford, Oregon. Inside Elmore’s vehicle, deputies allegedly found a collapsible metal baton, two 31-round Glock magazines and a realistic-looking Glock 19 BB pistol.

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Elmore was arrested for reckless dodging, possession of a large-capacity magazine, and possession of a baton.

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