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Pursuit Ends At Grass Valley CHP Office

Yet another high-speed pursuit has occurred in Nevada County. The Sheriff’s Department says 24-year-old Connor Casey of Grass Valley refused to pull over, early this (Thurs.) afternoon, on Northbound Highway 49, near Ladybird Drive. The pursuit continued at speeds as high as 90 miles an hour, including on Lime Kiln Road and Old Auburn Road. At that point, the Highway Patrol in Grass Valley was notified. Officer Greg Tassone says there was also a training day going on. So there was a larger-than-normal number of officers on hand…

click to listen to Officer Tassone

Tassone says the spike strip was effective in stopping the driver. But he says Casey tried to continue, before crashing into some bushes, off McCourtney Road, where the CHP office is also located. He says Casey ran up a hill where the officers were training in the parking lot. Those officers detained Casey, as well as a female passenger…

click to listen Officer Tassone


Casey was arrested and charged with Evading a police officer with disregard to safety and Vehicle theft, both Felonies, and Possession of a controlled substance and Possession of drug paraphernalia, both misdemeanors… . The female passenger was not charged and was released.

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