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Four suspects in Land Park gas station robbery arrested following pursuit

05/23/2014 5:53 PM

05/23/2014 5:54 PM

A pursuit on Interstate 5 Thursday night ended with the arrest of four people in connection with a gas station robbery in Sacramento’s Land Park area.

Officers responded to the 1400 block of Sutterville Road about 7:15 p.m. following a report of a robbery at an area gas station. Two men reportedly robbed the business at gunpoint and fled in a white convertible, according an account in the Sacramento Police Department’s daily activity log.

Officers converged on the area and quickly spotted the vehicle as it stopped for a red light. The suspects ignored an officer’s commands and sped away in the vehicle.

Police said a pursuit ensued, with the four occupants of the vehicle discarding items and evidence from the moving vehicle. Included was a gun, which was recovered after it was thrown from the car.

The hazardous driving caused the front tire of the suspects’ vehicle to shred, and the car pulled over on southbound I-5 at Florin Road.

The California Highway Patrol conducted a traffic break so officers could safely take the four occupants of the car into custody. All were booked into Sacramento County Jail.

Police spokesman Officer Doug Morse said Friday that the names and booking photos of the suspects were being withheld while investigators worked with other law enforcement agencies to determine whether the any of the individuals were linked to crimes in those jurisdictions. Morse said none of the four was from Sacramento.

Sacto 911 Staff

Bill Lindelof
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@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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