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Traffic Stop Leads To Felony Evading Charge

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Valley Springs, CA — A Valley Springs man is facing numerous charges after leading officers on a car chase early this morning.

The Calaveras County Sheriff´s Department says 39-year-old Anthony Kikuchi led deputies on a 5-mile pursuit, which started at the entrance to New Hogan Lake Recreation area.

Kikuchi fled on foot and was taken into custody after a short chase. CHP officers say Kikuchi was driving under the influence of a controlled substance.

After Kikuchi was treated for minor injuries he was booked into the county jail and is being held on $25,000 bail.