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By Miriam Raftery

March 3, 2014 (Ramona) – A man with a felony warrant who is also suspected of a vehicle theft in Ramona fled from deputies but eluded capture this evening,  according to Lt. Hank Turner.

Around 7 p.m., a deputy from the Ramona substation spotted Doneski, who had a felony warrant.  The deputy tried to stop the vehicle on Ramona Street but the driver failed to stop.  A check of the license plate revealed  that the vehicle was stolen. 

He turned into a driveway in the 1500 block of Royal Vista Drive and ran into the backyard.  Deputies from Poway and Ramona, along with the ASTREA helicopter, California Highway Patrol, Sheriff’s canine units  and detectives from other commands all came to the scene.  A perimeter was set up and a search initiated, but Doneski evaded capture and remains at large.

 Deputies found drug paraphernalia and a small amount of an unknown drug in the vehicle. Doneski is wanted for a felony warrant along with auto theft, possession of stolen property, evading arrest and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Anyone with information is asked to contact law enforcement immediately by calling the Sheriff’s non-emergency line at 858-565-5200. You can remain anonymous and be eligible for up to a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest by calling Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.


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