CORONA, CALIFORNIA – On Thursday afternoon February 18, 2021 at approximately 2:40 pm California Highway Patrol tried to conduct a traffic stop on a vehicle on the 15 freeway at Indian Truck Trail in the city of Corona.
The vehicle then failed to yield to the CHP and kept on driving. At this time CHP along with members of L.A.IMPACT went into pursuit of the vehicle. The vehicle was occupied by two male adults. The vehicle exited the 15 freeway in the city of Corona at Indian Truck Trail. The Pursuit went through several residential neighborhoods in the Horse Thief Canyon area before the vehicle came to a stop. During the pursuit, one of the suspects threw a firearm and a magazine out the window of the vehicle.
The vehicle stopped on Crystal Springs Drive in Corona and the individuals in the vehicle then fled on foot into the neighborhood. The suspects then broke into a home and barricaded themselves for a short time. CHP K9 was deployed and both suspects surrendered and were taken into custody.
It is unknown what the initial traffic stop was for.
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