LA VERNE (CBSLA.com) — A 38-year-old man, who had to be subdued with a stun gun, was booked on suspicion of carjacking and evading a police officer after a chase that ended in a crash that injured three people on Friday, according to Pamona police.
Anthony Michael Epolito, who is described as a transient, was being held at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility near downtown Los Angeles on $100,000 bail, Pomona police Lt. Ronald McDonald said.
The chase began about 1:45 p.m. Friday, after officers spotted a carjacked Honda that had stolen from a 55-year-old woman in downtown Pomona, police said. The suspect, who had physically removed the woman from the vehicle, initially stopped for police , but then sped away.
In addition to Pomona officers, a police helicopter from Ontario joined the chase as it continued into a residential area of La Verne. After heading south of B Street and Bonita Avenue…
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