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CHP needs info on I-5 pursuit at 100 mph to Woodland

05/05/2014 10:00 AM

05/05/2014 10:01 AM

The California Highway Patrol seeks help in documenting the alleged wild driving of a man who they sped down Interstate 5 at speeds up to100 mph from Williams to Woodland.

The Woodland CHP office is seeking information on the actions of Elijah Sterling Taylor, 21, of Prospect, Ore., who they said on April 24 sped from Williams, Colusa County, south on I-5 to the Woodland area.

Taylor failed to stop the stolen pickup he was driving and was weaving at high speeds, according to the CHP. He attempted to collide with several motorists and a stopped CHP patrol vehicle, a CHP press release said.

Taylor exited the freeway at West Street near Woodland where the CHP stopped chasing the pickup for safety reasons. When the pickup crashed at 1226 West St., Taylor fled on foot only to be found hiding in a shed by a police dog, according to the CHP.

He was booked into jail on suspicion of possession of a stolen vehicle, assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer, evading law enforcement, driving under the influence of drugs and other charges.

Anyone who has information on Taylor’s alleged actions that day are asked to call the Woodland CHP office at (530) 662-4685.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
blindelof@sacbee.com
@Lindelofnews

Cathy Locke
clocke@sacbee.com

Andy Furillo
Superior Court
afurillo@sacbee.com
@andyfurillo

Denny Walsh
Federal Court
dwalsh@sacbee.com

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