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A Horse With No Name

Firebird Race car Stolen...FireHawk....

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And alas...car is recovered and safe with only minor damage.

News report of the high speed chase the truck and trailer W car were involved in... thief is in custody...

Originally Posted by KTVU KTVU And Wires

ALAMO, Calif. —

A suspect was arrested late Thursday after leading police on a wild high-speed chase through several East Bay cities, according to the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Department.

The chase began in Pittsburg where police attempted to pull over a pickup truck and the driver fled, Contra Costa County Sheriff's Lt. David Hartman said. The pursuit then went into Antioch, back to Pittsburg and onto state Highway 4 where the suspect drove in the wrong direction at speeds of up to 90 mph.

Hartman said he then went onto state Highway 242 and finally onto Interstate Highway 680.

Contra Costa County Sheriff's deputies and California Highway Patrol officers joined the pursuit along the way.

Spike strips were deployed twice, once in Pittsburg and later on I-680 by CHP officers, Hartman said.

"Towards the end of the pursuit the guy was pretty much rolling on rims," Hartman said.

The chase finally ended in the unincorporated area of Alamo, south of Walnut Creek, when the suspect stopped the truck, got out and put his hands up.

CHP officers had taken over the case at that point, and took the suspect into cu

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dfelt    1,864

WOW, All that for a car. Cool car but still a car. Makes you wonder if he had a customer out of country willing to pay top dollars for it to go into a collection or just the wrong pick of a car to steal.

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