Deputies use spike strips in early morning pursuit in Fresno County


FRESNO, California (KSEE/KGPE) — The Fresno County Sheriff’s Office detained several people following a vehicle pursuit early Tuesday morning.

Sheriff’s deputies said they responded to a report of a possible armed person on their property around 3:30 a.m. in the 1600 block of West California Avenue. When deputies arrived, they started checking for a possible suspect.

According to deputies, they tried to stop a car that was leaving the area when the driver took off and led deputies in pursuit.

A spike strip was successfully deployed by deputies.

The pursuit ended when the suspect vehicle lost control and crashed into a fence on Eunice Avenue.

After the pursuit ended, several people ran into a house. When deputies made a call to the house, several people were detained, according to deputies.

For local, national, and breaking news, and to get weather alerts, download our FREE mobile app from the Apple App Store or the Google Play Store.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

CBS47 On Your Side

Do you have a problem that you need help solving? Contact CBS47 and let us be On Your Side.

Phone: 559-761-0383