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Felon Leads Authorities on Motorcycle Chase

A man who led Highway Patrol officers on a chase has been arrested. It began around 11 o’clock this morning (Wednesday) on Dog Bar Road, when officers noticed what looked like an off-road motorcycle coming towards him. C-H-P Public Information Officer Greg Tassone says the motorcyclist turned around, and took off down the road at a high rate of speed…

Listen to Greg Tassone 1

30 year-old Clayton Abbott the Third of Grass Valley was apprehended about 300 feet away.  Abbott was booked into the Wayne Brown Corectional Facility on charges including felony evasion, resisting arrest, and driving with a suspended license. Tassone says he was also found to be in possession of stolen property, from recently burglaries…
Listen to Greg Tassone 2

and Abbott was also wanted by the probation department. Tassone says no one was injured in the chase, which took about seven minutes.


July 10, 2013


Just another thug who has to hide in the foothills, stealing from the good people. Just leave, ok?

July 11, 2013


My dumb brother... I glad no one was injured in the chase and now we know where he is; and probably will be for awhile. Sorry for those he hurt...

July 11, 2013


@ Ron... He has lived in Grass Valley his whole life.

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