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    littleroundman is offline Administrator
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    Best police pursuit video ever

    The chase was on the CA-241 Toll road in Orange County , CA .

    This could have been right out of a Benny Hill episode, but it is an actual police chase. ...and the driver is a woman!

    Wouldn't you love to know the real story behind this one?

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    Whip is offline Anonymous. As are you all
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    Re: Best police pursuit video ever

    If you keep the sound off and play the Benny Hill chase song on the background, it does work well.

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    baylee is offline Senior Scambuster
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    Re: Best police pursuit video ever

    That was a good chase but now I wonder what the final verdict was when she went before the judge.

    This is all I was able to find on it.

    RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif. (KABC) -- A woman is under arrest after leading the California Highway Patrol on a nearly hour-long high speed pursuit Friday morning that at times topped 100 miles an hour on Friday.

    Long Beach police received a call of a woman screaming at Orange and Bixby at 6:05 a.m.

    Slideshow: Wild chase on O.C. freeways
    Air7-HD: Recap of Scion pursuit through O.C.
    Powell: Strange behavior from arrested woman

    When officers arrived, a woman attempted to ram the police vehicle three times and started the pursuit on city streets.

    After a brief chase through Long Beach, the woman got on the 22 Freeway. CHP officers took over the pursuit that spanned over four freeways, including the eastbound 91 and southbound SR 241.

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    At one point, the suspect drove onto a grassy area off the southbound 241 toll road, drove in circles, drove in the wrong directions, and even got out of the car to gesture at officers.

    Police attempted to stop the car with a pit maneuver, causing the Scion to spin out, but the driver kept going, despite the bumper falling off.

    Police were able to end the pursuit by boxing the car in with patrol cars on the 241 at Oso Parkway in Rancho Santa Margarita. Officers surrounded the vehicle, with one officer even jumping on top of the car, and they pulled the driver out of the window.

    The woman was forced to the ground, handcuffed and arrested. No one was injured in the pursuit.

    "It was very erratic, somebody to do circles in the middle of a toll road and leads you to suspect, you know, what is this person really thinking? Are they possibly under the influence? So there's a lot of factors that can come into play," said CHP Officer Chris Goodwin.

    "This was unusual and not the normal pursuit that you may see."

    While she was in custody in the backseat of the cruiser, the woman could be seen talking excitedly to herself and to onlookers.

    The 47-year-old woman has not been identified. She was turned over to Long Beach police, where she's expected to face a long list of charges.



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