MAN ARRESTED FOR ATTEMPTED MURDER OF DEPUTY FOLLOWING HIGH-SPEED CHASE IN POWAY

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November 24, 2009 (Poway) Poway Sheriff's deputies attempted to stop a vehicle for a minor equipment violation at Pomerado Road & Robison Boulevard in Poway at 9:33 p.m. last night.. The vehicle failed to yield and the driver, later identified as Jacob Woolsey, fired a weapon several times at the deputy as he fled the area.

Sheriff's deputies were assisted by San Diego Police Department ground units and ABLE helicopter. For approximately 10 minutes, the pursuit continued through Poway, San Diego, and 4S Ranch. At times, speeds reached approximately 90 miles per hour.

Woolsey finally yielded in the 14200 block of Palisades Drive in the City of Poway, where deputies conducted a high risk vehicle stop. Woolsey was taken into custody without further incident and later booked into custody at the San Diego County Jail in San Diego. He was arrested for attempted murder and several other felony charges related to the assault on the deputy and subsequent pursuit. The investigation is ongoing.
 


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