Slow Speed Pursuit in Fortuna on the Wrong Side of the Road/ Driver Flees on Foot
According to scanner traffic, at approximately 12:44 a.m., a driver and his 1998 Nissan fled at speeds under 25 mph when Fortuna Police attempted to stop them. The driver failed to yield after the officer signaled him in the 100 block of South Fortuna Boulevard. The driver then went up what scanner traffic indicated was the wrong side of the Boulevard. He then traveled onto Main Street with an officer following in his own vehicle.
The driver turned south on 16th Street. He then stopped near K Street and attempted to flee on foot. The officer quickly captured the suspect and took him into custody.
UPDATE 8:48 a.m.: Orrin Bradley Brown was arrested for a misdemeanor probation violation, driving with a suspended license, and evading a peace officer.