One person was arrested after leading officers on a chase through city streets and briefly Interstate 580 Monday night.
The chase began when the California Highway Patrol attempted to pull over a driver for a traffic violation near Madera Avenue at 7:33 p.m. Instead of slowing down, the driver sped up, prompting a chase, according to Officer Peter VanEckhardt, a CHP spokesman.
At one point, the getaway car drove onto Interstate 580, but then slowed and appeared as if he wanted to jump out of the vehicle, VanEckhardt said. A CHP helicopter assisted in the chase and the suspect eventually stopped near Bancroft and Fairfax avenues.
The driver was booked into Santa Rita Jail for outstanding warrants and evading police.
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