RICHMOND, Calif. (KRON) — A suspect police were pursuing barricaded themselves in their vehicle on Interstate 80 on Sunday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The incident caused a full closure of all lanes on I-80 as law enforcement responded, CHP confirmed to KRON4.
CHP says the Contra Costa Sheriff’s Office was in pursuit of the suspect, and a felony stop occurred on the freeway. Units with CHP assisted with road closures as the suspect was detained. During the stop, the subject was noncompliant and refused to get out of the vehicle, CHP said.
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The suspect was taken into custody by sheriff’s deputies. Traffic was backed up in the area. All lanes were reopened as of 2 p.m. Drivers were told to expect delays.