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Truckee CHP in a 16-mile Pursuit Early Wednesday

Truckee CHP was involved in a 16-mile pursuit early Wednesday morning.

Officer Peter Mann with the Truckee CHP Office was involved in that chase of a reported intoxicated driver from HWY 20 to outside Truckee. Officer Mann says he was a in construction zone when a vehicle pulled up saying he was in front of another vehicle who was weaving across the lanes and throwing objects out of the vehicle.

             Click to hear Truckee CHP Officer Mann on DUI Arrest 1

 Another officer assisted with a spike strip.

             Click to hear Truckee CHP Officer Mann on DUI Arrest 2

 The suspect continued driving on the flat tires then down to rims until they disintegrated. The suspect continued and the officers deployed what they call a PIT maneuver where they tap the rear quarter panel of the vehicle to make then spin out. The suspect finally was stopped and taken into custody. The items thrown frm the vehicle included paper trash, CD cases and beer bottles.

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