January 6, 2012 (La Mesa) – Police seek two suspects who led police on a high-speed chase early this morning in a stolen white 1988 Toyota Camry (CA plate 2LQR720). The chase began when La Mesa Police officers tried to stop a stolen vehicle leaving the parking lot at the Heritage Inn at 7851 Fletcher Parkway in La Mesa at 5:49 a.m.
According to police, the driver of the vehicle stopped briefly and then sped away from the officers, failing to pull over as the officers followed with their lights and sirens. The pursuit went through parts of La Mesa where the driver ran red lights and traveled at speeds up to 60 mph. The chase then moved onto westbound Interstate 8 and into San Diego at speeds up to 100 mph. California Highway Patrol and San Diego Police assisted in attempting to stop this vehicle, which was last seen northbound Interstate 5 near Nobel Drive.