(June 8, 2004) -- On June 8 at about 8 a.m., Signal Hill PD spotted a car allegedly used in a home invasion robbery -- with a suspect reported to be armed and dangerous -- at a motel in the 3500 block of E. Pacific Coast Highway. After staking out the car, the suspect drove off...and refused to yield for a SHPD traffic stop.
The pursuit led to Spring St. and Redondo Ave...and a three-car collision (no one injured). The suspect then appeared to run into a business in the 3600 block of Spring St.
LBPD promptly deployed its SWAT Team, evacuated businesses that might be risk...and deployed an LBPD canine unit.
The Police Pooch found the suspect...in the bushes.
The suspect is now in custody.