FORESTHILL (CBS13) – A man with a gun who was riding a stolen motorcycle was arrested after leading law enforcement on a chase and crashing near Foresthill, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office said.
Giordon Anthony Gallino, 25, of Foresthill, faces charges of fleeing with wanton disregard, resisting a peace officer with violence and vehicle theft.READ MORE: Child Tax Credit: When Will Parents Get Their First Monthly Check?
Gallino allegedly fled from an attempted traffic stop at around 4:35 a.m. on Monday. He was riding eastbound on Foresthill Road and reached speeds of up to 90 miles per hour, authorities said.READ MORE: Suspect In November 2020 Sacramento County Apartment Shooting That Left 2 Dead Arrested In Las Vegas
Not long after, Gallino lost control of the motorcycle and crashed on Blackhawk Lane. Gallino then took off from the crash site and ran into a wooded area but was met by a deputy who was chasing after him.
Investigators said Gallino violently resisted the deputy’s attempts to detain him but a short while later, he was safely taken into custody.MORE NEWS: Chase Ends In Deputy-Involved Shooting Near Modesto, 2 People Taken To Hospital
A gun with one bullet in the chamber was reportedly found in Gallino’s backpack and the motorcycle was found to be stolen out of Auburn, authorities said.