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Police Pursuit of Reckless Driver Suspected of DUI Starts in Compton, Ends in Commerce

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    Reckless Driver Leads Police on Pursuit

    Police pursued a reckless driver in the Compton Area and eventually chased down the suspect in Commerce. Mekahlo Medina reports for Today in LA on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019. (Published Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019)

    Police pursued a reckless driver suspected of DUI in the Compton area who traveled through Downey and South Gate before he was chased down in the city of Commerce Saturday night.

    The driver was wanted for driving recklessly and suspected of driving under the influence, according to the LA County Sheriff's Department.

    Gil Leyvas and Newschopper4 Bravo were overhead at approximately 10:55 p.m.

    The driver took police on a high-speed chase that often involved driving on the wrong side of the street, running stop signs and blowing through red light. The dangerous pursuit finally eased up when the driver entered a business parking lot and decided to take off on foot in the city of Commerce.

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    The man proceeded to attempt to outrun police and even hopped a fence into a business, but eventually, police cornered the man and took him into custody without further incident.

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