Three arrested, gun recovered by Richmond police after tip and vehicle chase to Vallejo

RICHMOND — A community member’s tip  Friday night about seeing a man with a gun resulted in the recovery of the weapon and the arrest of three suspects,  one who led police on a vehicle chase to Vallejo, authorities  said Saturday.

Initial details were sparse Saturday, but according to the police department’s Facebook account, a  “vigilant community member reported seeing a man with a gun and provided an associated vehicle.” The posting did not say where in Richmond or at what time.

According to the posting,   “when officers arrived, the vehicle took off and led officers on a pursuit throughout Richmond. At one point, two  occupants foot bailed from the vehicle but were quickly apprehended.”  The posting did not say where that occurred.

According to the posting the vehicle continued to evade officers and led them on a  pursuit that ended in Vallejo with a crash.  With the help of Solano County sheriff’s deputies, the driver was arrested.

Police have not yet said where the crash happened or where the gun was recovered.

The names of the three people arrested have not yet been released.

Check back for updates.



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Source:: The Mercury News – Entertainment


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