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Sacramento police arrest stolen fire department vehicle suspect after standoff, using pepper balls

A 32-year-old man suspected of stealing a Sacramento Fire Department truck Saturday night was taken into custody after police fired pepper rounds into the vehicle during a standoff in north Sacramento, a the police said. Police said the Ford F-150 truck was reported stolen from Sacramento Fire Station 12, on 24th Street in the South Land Park area, around 8:39 p.m. The truck is often used by Capt. from Sac Fire Emergency Medical Services, firefighters said. With the help of a police helicopter, officers located the vehicle near R Street and 30th Street, police said. The driver failed to yield, so police began a chase, then used spike strips and a PIT maneuver to stop the suspect, police said. At 9:43 p.m., the vehicle became disabled near Fairfield Street and Calvados Avenue in north Sacramento, police said. But the suspect inside the vehicle was not obeying commands, police said. Police said around 10:20 p.m. the person was taken into custody. In an update later Saturday evening, police said officers deployed non-lethal pepper balls into the van. The suspect left the vehicle and was taken into custody, police said. This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest news. See more coverage of California’s top stories here | Download our app.

A 32-year-old man suspected of stealing a Sacramento Fire Department truck Saturday night was taken into custody after police fired pepper rounds into the vehicle during a standoff in north Sacramento, a the police said.

Police said the Ford F-150 truck was reported stolen from Sacramento Fire Station 12 on 24th Street in the South Land Park area around 8:39 p.m.

The truck is often used by the Sac Fire Emergency Medical Services captain, firefighters said.

With the help of a police helicopter, officers located the vehicle near R Street and 30th Street, police said.

The driver failed to yield, so police began a chase, then used spike strips and a PIT maneuver to stop the suspect, police said.

At 9:43 p.m., the vehicle became disabled near Fairfield Street and Calvados Avenue in north Sacramento, police said. But the suspect inside the vehicle was not obeying commands, police said.

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Around 10:20 p.m., police said the person was taken into custody.

In an update later Saturday evening, police said officers deployed non-lethal pepper balls into the van. The suspect left the vehicle and was taken into custody, police said.

This is a developing story. Stay with KCRA 3 for the latest news.

See more coverage of California’s top stories here | Download our app.



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