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KCSO looking for suspect in high-speed chase

Posted at 11:49 PM, Apr 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-06 12:19:09-04

UPDATE (9:19 a.m.): The Kern County Sheriff's Office is looking for 33-year-old Shantelle Jaggers in connection with a high-speed pursuit on Thursday. 

According to KCSO, Jaggers was allegedly driving a stolen car when a deputy attempted to stop her. Jaggers did not stop and a pursuit ensued. Eventually, the car driven by Jaggers rear ended another car in the area of North Chester and East Warren. The driver in the car that was hit suffered an injury to her arm and was taken to Kern Medical. 

KCSO said Jaggers ran from the scene. KCSO was able to identify her after talking to eyewitnesses and finding her belongings in the car. 

A warrant has been obtained for Jaggers' arrest. She now faces numerous felonies. 


A pursuit that began with a stolen vehicle ended in a crash Thursday night in Oildale. 

The pursuit began around 10 p.m. around Jewett and 30th, went to Garces Circle, and up toward Oildale, according to KCSO. 

KCSO said the officer ended the pursuit and let air support continue the pursuit.

The person driving the vehicle crashed into another car near Chester and E. Warren Ave and took off from the car, KCSO said. 

Officials said the vehicle then caught on fire. 

The suspect got away and officials are continuing to look however they are working to clear the scene, officials said.