Mail Theft Suspect Arrested in Fontana After High-Speed Pursuit

A 31-year-old mail theft suspect was taken into custody in Fontana on Tuesday night, but police say he didn't go easy - he allegedly led them on a pursuit that reached speeds of 100 mph before he surrendered.

Officers in the 9500 block of Mango Avenue spotted a car that had been seen in surveillance video of recent mail theft cases, the Fontana Police Department said.

When officers tried to approach a man standing outside the car, he allegedly jumped in the 2003 Honda Civic and sped away. With officers on his trail, the man drove through Fontana and Rialto, before returning to the same block where he was first spotted.

The man, identified as 31-year-old Bryan Bills, was arrested without incident, police said.

Officers searched his car and found "numerous pieces of mail and altered checks," along with methamphetamine and U.S. Postal keys, police said.

Bills faces charges including felony reckless evading, check fraud and identity theft, police said.

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