Catalytic Converter Pursuit | RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CA 1.14.21


RANCHO CUCAMONGA, CALIFORNIA – Rialto PD went into pursuit of an SUV NB on the 215 freeway then transitioning to the SB 15 freeway. The suspect spun out at the Duncan Canyon off-ramp. Three parties fled the vehicle and were quickly detained after a short foot pursuit. After searching the SUV, officers located battery saws, floor jacks, catalytic converters, and other items used in the stealing of catalytic converters. During the pursuit, officers reported that the suspects were shooting at officers. CHP closed the NB 215 Freeway from University to Devore Rd. for Rialto PD to search the freeway for shell casings. It’s unknown if any casings or guns were recovered. No other information was provided. The NB 215 Freeway will be closed for an unknown amount of time while the freeway is searched.