VENTURA, Calif. - Ventura police arrested two men early Sunday morning after they led officers on a short pursuit through a residential area.
Around 2:44 a.m., an officer patrolling in the area of Prospect Street and Olive Street saw a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign.
The officer attempted to pull over the car at Olive Steet and West
Center Street, but the driver did not stop and a pursuit ensued.
The pursuit reportedly reached speeds of up to 35 miles per hour through residential streets and lasted for half a mile.
Police said, during the chase, the driver committed multiple vehicle code
violations before stopping at E. Prospect Street and Ventura Avenue.
There, patrol officers arrested both the driver and a passenger without incident.
The driver was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol while the passenger was arrested for being a felon in possession of ammunition.
No injuries were reported in connection with this incident.