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High-speed pursuit ends with one in custody in Southeast Bakersfield

Posted: 5:30 AM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 11:14:07-04
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AFTER NEARLY AN HOUR AND A HALF, a high-speed pursuit ended in Southeast Bakersfield on Tuesday morning. — After nearly an hour and a half, a high-speed pursuit ended in Southeast Bakersfield on Tuesday morning.

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, deputies attempted a traffic stop at about 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, but the driver didn't stop and triggered a pursuit.

The pursuit went through streets and highways in the South, East and Southeast parts of Bakersfield before ending just before 5 a.m. in the area of Cottonwood and Bradshaw. According to KCSO, the chase reached speeds of more than 100 mph.

The driver was taken into custody.