Fleeing couple caught in Fresno after evading officers in SLO County

July 7, 2017

Jared Singleton Anderson

A 25-year-old man who had felony warrants out for his arrest in Fresno County and a pregnant girlfriend at his side led officers on a high-speed chase from Morro Bay to Atascadero on Wednesday. The fleeing couple managed to evade officers in SLO County, but upon returning to Fresno County, they were taken into custody. [KSBY]

Around 5 p.m. Wednesday, officers attempted to pull Jared Singleton Anderson over on a misdemeanor warrant. Anderson failed to stop initiating the chase on Kern Avenue in Morro Bay.

Early on in the chase, Anderson allegedly tried to ram a patrol car. He then entered Highway 1 heading in the wrong direction and was weaving between oncoming traffic.

Anderson drove eastbound on Highway 41, hitting speeds as high as 90 mph. Police called off the chase as Anderson entered areas affected by the recent Highway 41 mudslide.

The suspect and his girlfriend, who was six to eight months pregnant, abandoned their vehicle in the Atascadero area. They were reportedly spotted running down a trail in the 14600 block of Old Morro Road West.

Officers located the vehicle, and a CHP helicopter hovered overhead, but police did not find the suspects.

On Thursday, authorities tracked down Anderson while he was driving in the Fresno area. A Fresno Police Department special response team arrested Anderson as well as his girlfriend.

Morro Bay police are now seeking a new warrant for Anderson’s arrest on charges of felony evasion, reckless endangerment and assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer.







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7 Comments

  1. clarkdsouza says:

    You mean to tell us that “These People,” our so-called “Authorities” in North County, initiated a life threatening high speed chase because this kid had a misdemeanor warrant? Wow! Let’s endanger the rest of society! They really must love their scorched earth policy and wasting thousands of dollars searching for a adventurous kid with a burned out tail light! Where do I sign up? Facepalm!

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  2. justbeware says:

    I can’t help but feel sorry for the child about to enter the world with parents as worthless as these two.
    Cant help but feel like the kid doesn’t have a chance.

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    • ffarmchicken says:

      Guess what justbeware, you will be supporting the spawn of those two for the next 18 years, at least. And they can breed up another and get paid even more! There is no limit in California for breeding more welfare babies.

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      • paragon says:

        Yup, this is a stellar example of why we should be providing IUDs and other forms of birth control for free. It’s much cheaper than the alternative that we end up paying for.

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        • copperhead says:

          And what do you propose to ensure that couples such as this one utilize the free birth control? That would require planning and maintenance of ones health. These people live on impulse, not reason.

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  3. mkaney says:

    I’d like to know what the original warrants were for. It’s pretty obvious why he would run though…getting thrown in the slammer with a girlfriend a month or so away from giving birth isn’t going to do anyone a whole lot of good unless the original charges were serious

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    • copperhead says:

      The article says the warrant was for a misdemeanor. He has officially upgraded to several felonies with that little stunt.

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