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Strange Pursuit: LA Co. Sheriff/CHP & Vons Big Rig

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In Sunday's wee hours, an unusual car chase took place on our local freeways, between the LA County Sheriff and a Vons big rig. According to the San Jose Mercury News:

Officials say the hourlong pursuit began when LA County Sheriff's deputies responded to a report that a big rig was weaving. Sheriff's Sergeant Dan Raimo says the driver failed to yield and headed onto Highway 101.

The big rig eventually stopped near Cerritos and the driver was taken into custody.

Raimo says the truck had not been reported stolen.

The pursuit was taken over by the CHP once the driver hit the 101 Southbound out of the Valley. Eventually he took the 5 South and into the Vons distribution center, where reportedly the driver resisted arrest.
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