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Motorcycle Chase Leads To Arrest

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A motorcycle chase involving the Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department has ended with the arrest of a wanted man.

Early this morning deputies attempted a traffic enforcement stop on Hwy 12 near Evans Road when they spotted a motorcycle with out the headlights on.

The driver of the bike failed to stop and led deputies on a pursuit through Valley Springs and finally ended up in the Wallace area.

A backpack was thrown by the driver during the chase and was later recovered. Inside the bag law enforcement discovered a loaded .22 Caliber Pistol and drug paraphernalia.

The suspect was wanted on prior felony charges out of this area.