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Grass Valley Man Arrested For Pursuits

A Grass Valley man who’s managed to elude authorities after several vehicle pursuits in recent months has been taken into custody. But 32-year-old Wyatt Yoder wasn’t arrested inside a vehicle. Nevada County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Rob Bringolf says they came up with a surveillance plan at Yoder’s home on Crest Road, which is near McCourtney Road…

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

Bringolf says Tuesday evening, detectives from his department, along with officers from Grass Valley Police and the California Highway Patrol, served a search warrant at the home and arrested Yoder without incident. He has a history of pursuits going back five years. This year, Yoder led officers on a chase that began on Lower Colfax Road last week. He also managed to speed away from officers on Lode Star Drive, in late June. And about a month before that, he led officers on another pursuit that began in downtown Grass Valley….

click to listen to Lt Bringolf

That plan also included the use of a fixed-wing CHP aircraft that was overhead during the operation, to coordinate efforts on the ground.

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