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Man Threatens Police at LAPD; Lead Officers on Chase

Man Threatens Police at LAPD; Lead Officers on Chase

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Los Angeles Times via YellowBrix

August 06, 2010

LOS ANGELES – Police arrested a man Thursday who allegedly threatened officers inside a South Los Angeles police station before leading them on a nearly half-hour televised chase.

The unidentified suspect was taken into custody by about a dozen LAPD officers around 2:15 p.m. after a chase that began about 1:50 p.m. at the Southwest Area police station in the 1500 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, department spokeswoman Norma Eisenman said.

Police said the man walked into the station and said he wanted to kill police officers before running out and getting into his car, Eisenman said. During the pursuit, the suspect ran through stop signs and red lights. He also drove on a sidewalk and into lanes with oncoming traffic. Two officers were injured in an accident during the chase.

Officers hemmed him in at 37th Street and Normandie Avenue. News footage showed officers breaking the windows of the suspect’s vehicle and using a Taser before wrestling him out and onto the ground.

View more news videos at: http://www.nbclosangeles.com/video.


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    Irishcop1961

    over 3 years ago

    45976 Comments

    @ably: Did you ever hear of a cop defending himself. Read the article or better yet watch the video. Did you not read where two officer were hurt.

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    CAZ

    over 3 years ago

    1428 Comments

    Certain people should not be allowed to have kids and this is one of them.

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    rsironron

    over 3 years ago

    5220 Comments

    What a nut job, good job by the officers.

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    djs2v

    over 3 years ago

    5628 Comments

    Good job by LAPD.

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    AKangel

    over 3 years ago

    4950 Comments

    Officers Godspeed on your recovery, Glad this trash was taken out, With all that's going on out there already, last thing we need is more Police officer threats. What a Nut Job.....
    Stay Safe!

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    LAWMANTUKES

    over 3 years ago

    6950 Comments

    This guy is obviously a "HEAD CASE.....!!!!!"

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    AFlemingJr

    over 3 years ago

    48 Comments

    I agree. I think he was trying to be killed by a cop. Not too bright to walk in a station and mention murder. Not even on a side bar conversation. LOL.

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    FireDad

    over 3 years ago

    7352 Comments

    Good job LAPD.. Good to see the guy is off the streets

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    Whalewatcher

    over 3 years ago

    10918 Comments

    Idiot is exactly where he belong !!! Best wishes for a quick recovery by the officers in the accident.

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    ably

    over 3 years ago

    22 Comments

    @irishCop1961: Any cop who dispense his own justice has no business being a cop.

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    BigNTS

    over 3 years ago

    6750 Comments

    Need more info here, but this sounds like an atempted suicide by cop.

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    petecoolcattt

    over 3 years ago

    652 Comments

    I thought we were the only place around that had wankers like this one.... guess we've shipped some of em your way guys.....

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    USLawman1983

    over 3 years ago

    1572 Comments

    Who breeds these morons?

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    Sheepdog267

    over 3 years ago

    1530 Comments

    Maybe we need to install drive-through windows at the police stations.

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    rafaelmorales

    over 3 years ago

    3000 Comments

    great job. and a speedy recovery to my fellow brothers in blue.

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