A vehicle pursuit occurred this evening in Round Valley.
Scanner traffic beginning at 9:21 p.m. indicated a Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office deputy had a vehicle pulled over on Crawford Road and the driver took off. The original reason for the traffic stop is unknown at this time.
The dispatcher told the deputy the subject had outstanding warrants.
As of 9:27 p.m., the pursuit was in the area of Crawford Road and Refuse Road with speeds upwards of 80 miles per hour. The subject reportedly drove into a creekbed and afterward, the deputy lost sight of the vehicle.
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