SANTA ROSA (CBS SF) — A pursuit involving police and a motorcyclist in Santa Rosa Friday night ended with the motorcyclist crashing and ultimately being arrested.
Benjamin Vega, 41, of Rohnert Park, was arrested on suspicion of evading officers, driving on a suspended license, displaying false registration tags and on several outstanding misdemeanor warrants, police said.READ MORE: COVID: California To Continue Mask Mandate Through June 15
On Friday at 8:50 p.m., an officer with the Santa Rosa Police Department attempted to stop a motorcycle traveling north on South Wright Road.
Police said the motorcycle did not have its tail lamp illuminated.
The motorcyclist did not stop and led police on a pursuit onto state Highway 12.READ MORE: Update: Arson Suspect In Custody; Fire Erupts Again At Concord Church Complex
Police said the motorcyclist reached speeds of more than 105 mph during the pursuit.
The motorcyclist ultimately lost control of the bike and crashed at the transition to U.S. Highway 101.
The motorcyclist, identified as Vega, was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.MORE NEWS: Missing Father Arrested In Pacifica After Young Children Found Dead In Nebraska Home
After being released from the hospital, Vega was arrested.