[UPDATE 11:32 p.m.] Pursuit on Hwy 36

Vehicle PursuitLaw enforcement was in pursuit of a vehicle heading westbound on Hwy 36 a little after 10 p.m., according to the scanner.

The occupants were was jettisoning metal objects at one point, according to an officer following.

As of 10:17 p.m., the vehicle was at mile marker 15, driving 30 mph and swerving, according to the scanner.

Please remember that information gathered from initial reports is subject to revision as more facts become available.

UPDATE 10:52 p.m.: We’re unclear on how the vehicle came to a stop but it came to a stop at mile marker 5 near Hydesville. One suspect fled on foot and was later detained. There is one way controlled traffic through the area now. An ambulance has arrived on scene and there are multiple law enforcement vehicles.

Law enforcement surround a suspect.

Law enforcement surround a suspect. [Photo by Bobby Kroeker]

UPDATE 11:32 p.m. Note the suspect crashed into a ditch while driving westbound at mostly slow speeds. At the time of the video below, Bobby Kroeker believed there were two suspects but there was only one, according to a Humboldt County Sheriff on scene who had to leave before we could get an interview.



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