Oakland Police Chase Ends With Crash, 2 Burglary Suspects Arrested

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Burglary suspects who led police on a chase Wednesday were arrested after crashing at an East Oakland intersection, according to police.

Around 8:55 a.m., officers in the 8400 block of Edgewater Drive spotted a suspect vehicle linked to multiple burglaries in recent months, police Officer J. Moore said.

The officers tried to stop the car, but it sped away, leading police on a chase.

The pursuit ended a short time later when the suspect vehicle crashed into a fixed object at the intersection of 98th and Edes avenues, he said.

Police arrested the driver and a passenger in the car on suspicion of burglary.

The crash shut down northbound traffic at the intersection, which was expected to clear around 1 p.m., according to police.

Moore said San Leandro police officers pursued the same suspect vehicle earlier in the week but were unable to stop the suspects.

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