Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date June 2, 2002
Contact Sergeant D. Reeves
Phone (909) 320-6050
Fax (909) 320-6038


Vehicle Pursuit

Riverside, Ca-  On 6-2-02 at 2030 hours officers attempted to stop a vehicle at University and Ottawa. The vehicle failed to yield and led officers on a pursuit through the streets leading onto the UCR campus. The suspect vehicle ran through a locked gate into a dirt field and head-on into a palm tree. The suspect vehicle backed up into another palm tree, then drove back onto the street and continued fleeing from officers. The suspect eventually stopped and gave up on Spruce at Iowa.

He was arrested without incident and transported to Riverside Community Hospital for treatment of injuries received from the collisions with the trees. He will be charged with 2800.2 PC, Felony Evading, and 20002 CVC, Hit and Run Misdimeanor, and 23152(a)(b) CVC, Driving Under the Influence.

Suspect: Dixie, Earl BMA 34 3468 Harding St. Riverside, Ca.