By Miriam Raftery
Photo courtesy ECM news partner 10 News
April 10, 2018 (Lemon Grove) – A suspect who led police onto a high-speed chase from La Mesa to Lemon Grove was arrested late last night, following a manhunt in which he was located hiding in a family’s garage.
La Mesa Police tried to pull over a reportedly stolen Honda Civic shortly after 11 p.m., but the driver sped off. He led police on a chase at up to 100 miles per hour with a route that included I-8 west, State Route 125 and eastbound State Route 94, 10 News reports.
He exited in the Spring Valley area and headed into Lemon Grove, where he crashed into a parked truck on Rebecca Way. The suspect reportedly fled on foot, jumping over fences. At one point, he startled a family at a home he tried to enter on Camino De las Palmas, then hid in their garage.
KNSD-7 reports that the residents alert authorities and Sheriff’s deputies apprehended the man shortly thereafter. The heavily tattooed man is expected to face multiple charges.