Police chase ends when suspect crashes into village fire hydrant
A police chase that began at a barber shop in La Jolla ended in the village on the morning of Jan. 19, according to the San Diego Police Department.
Lieutenant Brian Brecht said police officers tried to tow the vehicle whose brake lights had gone out, but the male driver sped away.
“The chase continued northwards and eventually the driver hit a fire hydrant at the intersection of Prospect Street and La Jolla Boulevard,” Brecht said. “The suspect fled on foot and was arrested at the police station. [300 block of] Prospect Street. ”
Brecht said the driver had an outstanding felony warrant for arrest. Brecht said the vehicle was registered with his family.
Further details were not available from the San Diego Police Department.
Car vandalism/theft: 1400 Block Virginia Way, 4 p.m.
Car vandalism/theft: Eads Ave 7500 Block, 7am
scam: 5000 Block La Jolla Blvd, 9 AM
scam: Tourmaline Street 600 Blocks, 7:35 PM
Vehicle Tampering: 2300 Block Paseo Dorado, 3:55 AM
Felony vehicle theft: 500 Block Carla Way, 8 PM
Felony vehicle theft: 1100 Block Silverado Street, 6 AM
Car vandalism/theft: 7500 Block Girard Avenue, 12:30 PM
Residential burglary: Via Alicante Block 3100, 10:48 AM
Felony vehicle theft: 7500 Blocks La Jolla Boulevard, 12:30 PM
Commercial Robbery: Fay Avenue 7600 Block, 7:15 AM
Felony vehicle theft: Camino del Corrado on La Jolla Shores Drive, 4:30 PM
Serious Vandalism: Grabira Place 600 Blocks, 11:47 PM
Violence against Elderly/Dependent Adults: Girard Avenue, Wall Street, 8:41 a.m.
— Compiled by Ashley Mackin-Solomon from police and other local reports ◆