High Speed Chase In Angels Camp
Angels Camp, CA -- A high speed chase in Angles Camp ended with a police K9 dog running down the suspect. It happened Thursday around 1:20 am when a police officer spotted a 2003 BMW sedan flying down South Main Street at more than 70 mph. When the officer tried to pull the car over near Demarest Street the driver 29-year-old Kyle Rogers of Scotts Valley took off.
Police report Rogers made a sudden left turn into a nearby parking lot and headed onto Demarest Street. He then ran several red lights on South Main Street. The first one was at the intersection of Murphys Grade Road; another was on Highway 4. Police say once on Highway 4 Rogers reached speeds of more than a 100 mph.
The officer caught up to Rogers on Pool Station Road. Rogers jumped out of the car, climb over a fence, and ran into a nearby field. Police say they used a K9 dog to catch Rogers.
Rogers was treated for minor injuries. He is facing charges of Evading a Peace Officer, Reckless Driving, Resisting/Obstructing a Peace Officer, Driving Under the Influence, and Driving on a Suspended License.
Written by Tracey Petersen
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