Paso Robles robber leads police on 40 mile chase

October 15, 2013
Azar Moore

Azar Moore

A month after he was arrested for robbing a Paso Robles gas station, Azar Moore led police on a 40 mile chase from Fresno to Yosemite National Park.

In September, Moore robbed a Shell gas station on 24th Street in Paso Robles. He was arrested and booked into the San Luis Obispo County Jail on a robbery charge, as well as on an outstanding warrant for the revocation of his parole.

Moore plead no contest to the charges and was slated to spend three years in state prison. The court set his sentencing hearing for Nov. 14.

However, he may not be able to attend because he is detained in a Madera County jail.

On Oct. 10, Fresno police officers attempted to pull over a stolen car driven by Moore, 34. Moore, with Christie Asberry, 38, of Paso Robles in the Honda’s passenger seat, sped away from officers heading toward Yosemite, according to the Sierra Star.

Officers deployed spike strips across Highway 41 which blew out three tires on the vehicle. Moore than switched seats with Asberry and though the car slowed, it did not stop until it was throwing sparks from three rims.

More than a dozen officers drew their weapons and surrounded the vehicle. Asberry surrendered while Moore had a brief standoff with officers who shot out the driver’s side window.

Moore was arrested after he stepped out of the vehicle with a crack pipe in his hand. He was charged with driving under the influence, felony evading, possession of a controlled substance, being in possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of marijuana, and being under the influence of a controlled substance.



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WTF IS RIGHT ON , They keep turning these worthless criminals out , I understand that they turned the P.O.S that robbed the 7/11 in A town loose the other day, and that was ARMED robbery. Maybe next time he will run into a armed clerk, or armed citizen in the plying of his trade..

Its only a matter of time

“Moore was arrested after he stepped out of the vehicle with a crack pipe in his hand.”

He can hold up the 7/11 with his ƆƦǻċҠ ƥłƿɇ, because he cannot legally obtain a firearm nor lead ammunition.

You act like a criminal would have a hard time buying a gun. You know they buy them illegally, right?

They CAN’T! All of these new GUN LAWS that restrict the sale and ownership are PROTECTING us!

Pshah… buying them illegally. Like that’s even possible – or ALLOWED.

He was booked for a Felony AND Parole violation a month ago …and he is out of custody??? WTF is wrong here.

WTF is wrong indeed, BUT on a second item. The cops “shot out” a window and MISSED the suspect? WTF is wrong with their AIM?

A repeat bad guy escapes field justice, and lives to perform crime another day? WTF indeed. Back to the practice range, officers! Next time a real bad guy endangers people for 40 miles, and you find yourselves in a situation where a shooting is justified and necessary, make it count, please. I have family out there that doesn’t want to die at the hands of a real creep.

He might have been hiding behind the open door, popping his head up to take a look and they wanted a clean headshot? Who knows… they guy is lucky he’s not dead.

Real dead, not that lousy “crack dead” that he actually seems to be.

It’s California.

That is a question people should be asking the District Attorney and the Judge who allowed/agreed to let him out. He has to turn himself in for sentencing to face a few years in prison later next month. Does anyone really think he is going to do that? He is already hitting the meth pipe and breaking the law. He should have NEVER been let out in the first place. Do the crime, do the time. Not do it later when it is more convenient for you!