ROSEVILLE (CBS13) — A man is under arrest and facing charges of kidnapping after an incident in Roseville on Monday that ended with him crashing his Maserati while trying to escape from authorities.
The Placer County Sheriff’s Office says the incident started around 5:30 a.m. Monday when they got a call about a reported kidnapping along Taylor Road.READ MORE: Helicopter Carrying Multiple People Crashes Near Colusa, FAA Says
Deputies responded and started investigating, but a few hours later the department got another call from a witness along Sierra College Boulevard who encountered a woman who said she was kidnapped.READ MORE: 45 Structures Now Destroyed As Dixie Fire Grows To 244,888 Acres
With some new information, detectives were able to identify the suspect and his distinctive vehicle – a blue Maserati.
Several hours later, deputies spotted the suspect’s car along Taylor Road. The driver hit the gas, deputies say, and sped off recklessly. However, the suspect – identified as 33-year-old Vallejo resident Anthony Flemmings Williams – was later taken into custody after crashing into a tree near Fulton and Marconi avenues in Sacramento County.MORE NEWS: Hefty Fees Part Of New Parking Experiment At Lake Tahoe Beach
Williams is now facing several charges along with the alleged kidnapping. He has been booked into South Placer Jail and is being held on $500,000 bail.