Man Sought for Marijuana Robbery Arrested After Fleeing Traffic Stop
This is a press release from the California Highway Patrol. The information has not been proven in a court of law and any individuals described should be presumed innocent until proven guilty:
On 08/27/2017 at approximately 2251 hours, CHP officer K. Phillips observed a silver Honda Civic Coupe with a mechanical violation and initiated a traffic stop. Upon stopping, a male passenger took footbail [fled on foot] from the Honda. Officer Phillips gave chase and took the passenger, later identified as Anthony Burgess into custody several blocks away. It was later learned that Burgess had been revoked from post release community supervision, and had an active warrant for armed robbery out of Humboldt County. Heroin was also located in his personal bag located inside the Honda. The driver of the Honda was arrested under suspicion of driving under the influence by CHP officer J. Esselman, and additionally had a no bail warrant for comtempt of the Humboldt County Superior Court.
Earlier Chapter: One Sought for Armed Robbery During Marijuana Sale; One Arrested