Suspect escapes sheriff’s deputies after pursuit from Temecula to Aguanga

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A tow truck driver recovers a stolen truck and trailer Wednesday, April 1. Anza Valley Outlook/Diane Sieker photo
An unidentified suspect led sheriff’s deputies on a pursuit from Temecula into unincorporated Aguanga, then tried to ram the deputies with his car – causing them to fire their weapons – before managing to escape on foot, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department said. It all began a little before 6:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 1, when patrolling deputies were alerted to a call about a stolen trailer in Temecula, according to sheriff’s representative Megan McDonald. The deputies found the vehicle of a suspect near the intersection of Rancho California and Margarita roads and tried to get the driver to pull over. The driver did not stop and instead fled from officers, sending them on a lengthy chase that ended up near rural Aguanga some 30 miles to the east. The suspect tried
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