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Man Arrested, Reportedly Riding Stolen Motorycle

The unidentified suspect was arrested without incident at Woodside Ave., near the 67 on-ramp.

An unidentified motorcyclist was arrested in Santee on Monday morning reportedly riding on a stolen bike, San Diego County Sheriff's deputies said.

The incident began around 7:30 a.m. when security officers at the told county authorities they witnessed a man riding around in their area on a motorcycle that had been reported stolen, Lt. Jim Duffy said.

A sheriff's ASTREA helicopter was dispatched to tail the motorcyclist and deputies from the set up on Woodside Avenue under the SR-67 on-ramp.

The motorcyclist stopped as ordered and surrendered without incident at 7:54 a.m., Duffy said.

The suspect's name was not immediately available.

shirley September 20, 2011 at 04:13 PM
This must be another motorcycle chase thru Santee yesterday, because my kids were on their way to school on Mast Blvd. at 8:30 am and there was a chase on the wrong side of the road that continued on down Carlton Hills Blvd. and onto Mission Gorge Rd.
Steven Bartholow September 20, 2011 at 04:40 PM
We have received another witness report of this same chase you are describing Shirley, in fact that report is what led us to the story above. It seems they are separate incidents. We have yet to get anymore information about the chase down Mast Blvd., but if we do, it will be posted. Thanks for contributing to the story, and if anyone else saw the chase, other witness reports would be helpful.
Patty Mason September 20, 2011 at 05:35 PM
I didn't see the chase but saw a helicopter flying over Mast and heard sirens around 8:30ish as well.
Bryceson Cabading September 21, 2011 at 06:04 AM
They locked school down when some kind of motorcycle chase was occurring. Don't know if this was the incident or not.
mSmUrDeR16 September 25, 2011 at 04:07 AM
O ya i saw part of the "mystery chase" as the sheriffs blocked off mission gorge and magnolia the motorcyclist came racing thru the intersection w both hands in the air than pops a wheely n takes off down woodside w 2 sheriffs behind him, and with 3 or 4 more to follow n a motorcycle cop.... funny there has been no report of this chase that was seen by a busy Monday morning intersection full of cars but oddly enough there happens to be one about a stolen motorcycle that happened w/out incident... make me wonder why no report about that exact chase but normally they would have no problem releasing weekly arrests.. why didnt this make it.... hmmmm

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