Parolee leads police chase from Santa Maria to Avila

January 24, 2013

carSanta Maria police chased a wanted parolee driving a stolen vehicle through south San Luis Obispo County on Wednesday. [KCOY]

Parole officials sought Bradley Larson, who was driving a stolen vehicle Wednesday morning with three passengers and methamphetamine inside. Larson did not stop when Santa Maria police signaled to pull over and instead led them on a high-speed chase.

The chase ended in Avila Beach after Larson drove over a spike strip laid by the California Highway Patrol.

Police arrested Larson for vehicle theft, reckless driving and possession of methamphetamine and booked him in Santa Barbara County Jail. Officers also arrested the three passengers Thomas Clutts, Laura Alvarez and Nancy Camacho.


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Thank you law enforcement. It’s scary thinking how many people like this lurk in society. Glad no bystanders or LEOs were hurt.

Let me get this straight, the Santa Maira cops were chasing a Larson and the back seat driver was a Clutts?

It’s always quite comical when someone being chased by the police decide to head west. The result is always the same.