Going Down @ 10:32 a.m.
And we’re off! Caltrans notes that the beginning stages of the Indianola Undercrossing project will begin with some tree trimming starting on Wednesday. Details in the handy clip below.
Going Down @ 9:19 a.m.
todd / 1:49 a.m.
One detained and officers are code 4
todd / 1:46 a.m.
CHP has the road blocked just before Hoopa. Suspect vehicle is now at the roadblock and reportedly ran into a patrol vehicle. One at gunpoint
todd / 1:39 a.m.
The vehicle is stopping and starting in the area of mile marker 14 (a couple miles from Hoopa) CHP reports that the suspect threw a black object from the window. CHP also now stating that a rifle may have been pointed out the window of the suspect vehicle. CHP had a helicopter in the area which is now turning back to Redding. The suspect is pointing the rifle out the window again. Medical is being requested to stage
todd / 1:22 a.m.
Passing mile marker 11.5 (about 5 miles from Hoopa) vehicle is slowing to 15 MPH and a deputy states he believes the driver may be looking to foot bail
todd / 1:13 a.m.
Still on Bair Rd towards Hoopa at mile marker 8. They have entered an area of light snow on the road but a deputy reports it is “easily drivable”. Speeds are down to 15
todd / 1:03 a.m.
Continuing on Bair Rd towards Hoopa speeds 35. Passing mile marker 3.5 (I believe the mile markers on Bair restart from 0 after the fork with Stover Rd)
todd / 12:51 a.m.
Vehicle is taking Bair Rd. HCSO had a unit enroute from Titlow Hill to block Bair at 299 to prevent the suspect from turning but was unable to get there in time.
todd / 12:44 a.m.
Continuing eastbound HW 299 at mile marker 10 speeds 80 light fog, light traffic. CHP has a unit in the pursuit. Several HCSO units dropped out but they still have at least two units involved
todd / 12:40 a.m.
Continuing eastbound HW 299. Passing Essex speeds 100. An HCSO deputy is advising that their vehicle has damage to a headlight, possibly from contact with the suspect vehicle. Passing Blue Lake speeds 100
todd / 12:37 a.m.
Approaching North Bank speeds 110 MPH. Vehicle is turning onto Highway 299
todd / 12:34 a.m.
Trinidad Vehicle Pursuit: HCSO attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the Trinidad area. The vehicle fled southbound on Highway 101. Currently passing Clam Beach speeds 100 MPH. HCSO is requesting CHP take over the pursuit. Unknown what the original stop was for. Now passing Murray