GOLD RIVER (CBS13) — A pursuit suspect was detained in Gold River Thursday afternoon after leading law enforcement through Sacramento County.

According to the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office, the pursuit started in Citrus Heights when police responded to a call for service. The suspect drove up to Folsom, down Highway 50 and into Rancho Cordova before crashing in Gold River.

Caltrans District 3 tweeted, that the suspect crashed into a large tree on Gold Country Boulevard and Yuba Canal Drive.

A sheriff’s office spokesperson said the suspect was detained around 4:30 with the help of their SWAT team. Officers used “less-than-lethal force” to detain the suspect.

It’s unclear at this time what prompted the pursuit. The Citrus Heights Police Department is leading this investigation.

As law enforcement worked to process the scene and tow away the suspect vehicle, multiple beer cans could be seen on top of the trunk. It is unclear if alcohol was a factor in this incident.

The suspect has not yet been identified.

This is a developing story, check back for more details. 


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