RIVERSIDE – A 31-year-old Moreno Valley man was arrested following a pursuit in a stolen vehicle Riverside Police officials said.
On Monday, March 20, 2017, at around 12:50 p.m. officers from the East Neighborhood Policing Center attempted to stop a stolen vehicle near University and Eucalyptus Avenues. The officer activated his lights, but the suspect failed to yield. The pursuit entered the freeway, with the suspects leading the officers into Moreno Valley. The vehicle exited the freeway and the officers lost sight. The Air Support Unit (AIR-1) responded to the location and were able to locate the vehicle, which was abandoned. Moreno Valley Police set up a perimeter and did a yard-to-yard search.
The suspect, later identified as Albert Arevalo, was located hiding in heavy foliage in the backyard of a home.The suspect was taken into custody. Arevalo was taken to a local hospital and subsequently booked into jail for auto theft with priors, evading the police, possession of stolen property, and resisting arrest.For late-breaking news, follow 24/7 Headline News on our Los Angeles County Facebook group, Riverside County Facebook group, Coachella Valley News group, US News group, Victor Valley/Inland Empire Facebook group. If you like what we are doing and want regular updates on your facebook stream like our Facebook Fan Page. You may also follow 24/7 Headline News on Twitter and Instagram!
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- Albert-Arevalo: Photo Courtesy of Riverside Police Department