WASCO — A 42-year-old man wanted on an outstanding felony warrant led police on a high speed pursuit before being captured on Thursday afternoon in Wasco.
Javier Pizano was booked into the Sheriff’s Central Receiving Facility in Bakersfield for an outstanding felony warrant and evading in a vehicle.
His bail is $40,000.
According to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office, the incident took place on July 24, at around 1 p.m. when deputies from the Wasco substation were responding to a report of domestic violence in the 1100 block of “D” Street in Wasco.
While en route deputies said they spotted a vehicle matching the description that was provided by the victim who made the 911 call.
Deputies attempted to initiate a traffic stop on the vehicle, but the driver, later identified as Pizano, failed to yield.
A vehicle pursuit ensued with Pizano leading deputies on a five-minute pursuit through the City of Wasco.
After being detained by deputies, it was discovered that Pizano was not a suspect in original domestic violence call.
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