High speed pursuit turns into an arrest

PACIFIC (KRON)  — On August 7, 2015 at approximately 9:00 pm, a Pacifica Police officer was travelling southbound on Highway 1 near Reina Del Mar Avenue when he attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle for suspicion of driving under the influence.

The vehicle, a black Lincoln Town Car, failed to yield and continued southbound on Highway 1.

The vehicle accelerated to a high rate of speed and the officer initiated a pursuit. The pursuit continued southbound on Highway 1, leaving the city limits.

Approximately one mile south of the Tom Lantos Tunnel, the vehicle collided with a hillside and rolled over, coming to rest on the roof.

Pacifica Police officers, San Mateo County Sheriff deputies and officers from the California Highway Patrol detained five males who were found inside the vehicle.

Three of the subjects detained were juveniles and two were adults. The vehicle was determined to be a stolen vehicle that the owner was unaware was missing yet.

There were no injuries to the public or officers as a result of this incident. The five subjects detained were evaluated for injuries and treated by medical personnel at the scene.

One juvenile was later transported to a local hospital for further treatment.

Three juveniles were arrested for vehicle theft, evading a peace officer causing injury, buying and receiving stolen property, and conspiracy.

Two of the juveniles also had outstanding warrants for their arrest. The identities of the juveniles are being withheld due to their age.

Ragneel Singh, an 18 year old male of San Bruno, was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail on the charge of vehicle theft, buying and receiving stolen property and conspiracy.

Jose Rodriguez-Perez, a 20-year-old male of South San Francisco was also arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail on the charge of vehicle theft, buying and receiving stolen property and conspiracy.

Pacifica Police Department is investigating the incident and they are asking anyone with information regarding the crime are asked to contact the Pacifica Police Department.

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