High Speed Pursuit Through Natomas Neighborhood Ends In Arrest

SACRAMENTO (CBS13)- Woodland Police have apprehended 25-year-old Larry Ventimiglia after a high-speed chase through residential neighborhoods in Natomas.

Woodland police responded to the 500 block of Kentucky Avenue, after a female reported that Ventimiglia threatened to shoot and kill her. Ventimiglia fled the scene in a white Saturn prior to police arriving.

A Woodland officer spotted Ventimiglia and attempted to pull him over. However, the suspect fled, leading the officer on a pursuit through residential streets and then onto I-5 south, where speeds reached in excess of 100 miles per hour.

On the interstate, Ventimiglia collided with another vehicle near Arena Boulevard, and continued to flee into a Natomas neighborhood.

A 25-year-old female and her 2-year-old child were discovered unharmed in the Ventimiglia’s vehicle, claiming to be an unwilling participate.

The pursuing officer crashed his vehicle in a ditch but was unharmed, and continued to pursue the suspect on foot.

Ventimiglia was found hiding near a residence in the 3400 block of Beretania Way and taken into custody without incident.

He was booked into the Yolo County Jail on two charges of kidnapping, threats, child endangerment, evading police, and violation of probation.


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