ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — A Vallejo man was arrested and is facing kidnapping and other charges after a pursuit in Roseville on Monday that ended with him crashing his Maserati while trying to escape from authorities.
According to a report by CBS13 in Sacramento, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said the incident started at 5:30 a.m. Monday morning when authorities got a call about a reported kidnapping along Taylor Road.READ MORE: San Francisco Police Locate Yorkshire Terrier Stolen During Brazen Vehicle Break-In
Deputies responded and started investigating, but a few hours later the department got another call from a witness along Sierra College Boulevard who found a woman who said she was kidnapped.READ MORE: COVID Reopening: Excitement Builds As Hours Count Down To State's Reopening
With some new information, detectives were able to identify the suspect and his distinctive vehicle: a blue Maserati.
Several hours later, deputies spotted the suspect’s car along Taylor Road. The driver hit the gas, deputies say, and sped off recklessly. However, the suspect – identified as 33-year-old Vallejo resident Anthony Flemmings Williams – was later taken into custody after crashing into a tree near Fulton and Marconi avenues in Sacramento County.MORE NEWS: UPDATE: Temperatures Will Soar Into Triple Digits By Mid-Week
Williams is now facing several charges along with the alleged kidnapping. He has been booked into South Placer Jail and is being held on $500,000 bail.