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Supspect Identified After Vehicle Pursuit

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Sonora, CA– Missing pieces to a vehicle pursuit have been found.

Five days ago, deputies began their morning chasing a vehicle in the North Tuolumne and Porto Fino Road area. The chase ended that day with an abandoned vehicle and a missing suspect who had fled on foot.

Tuolumne County Sheriff´s Department officials say that over the weekend, deputies identified the suspect as Tuolumne resident, 18-year-old Andrew Oppenhein when they went to his residence to serve an unconnected arrest warrant.

Oppenhein now faces being charged with Evading arrest.

Written by alisha.cruz