Pursuit Headed East on Hwy 36 After Passing Fortuna on 101
A Fortuna Police officer was pursuing a charcoal grey Pathfinder with a cracked windshield east on Hwy 36 at speeds of up to 90 mph about 11:20 a.m. Fortuna officer was pursuing the vehicle on Hwy 101 before that when the suspect vehicle fled onto Hwy 36. The male driver ran a stop sign when first entering 36, according to scanner traffic. There was reportedly a passenger also.
The officer eventually discontinued pursuit as the vehicle sped eastbound passing the Carlotta mill site.