Portland duo arrested on suspicion of multiple charges following CHP pursuit 

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A pair of Portland, Oregon, residents were arrested following a California Highway Patrol pursuit on Thursday, according to CHP officials.  

According to Officer Josh Greengard, a spokesman for the CHP’s Newhall-area Office, on Thursday at approximately 3:45 a.m. CHP Newhall units responded to a pursuit in progress call.  

“CHP Central units had a pursuit they initiated in the downtown L.A. area,” wrote Greengard in an email to The Signal. “CHP Newhall officers entered the pursuit in the Castaic area going northbound on (Interstate) 5 freeway.” 

The suspect vehicle, a Chevrolet Tahoe, ran out of gas after a few miles and stopped on the right shoulder.  

The 27-year-old driver of the Chevrolet Tahoe was arrested on suspicion of multiple charges – felony evading, stolen vehicle and stolen merchandise that was located inside of the vehicle, according to the CHP.  

The 22-year-old passenger was arrested on suspicion of stolen merchandise charges. 

The 27-year-old is being held in lieu of $85,000 bail at the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station as of the publication of this story. The 22-year-old was released under “emergency bail release.”  

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