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Santa Maria Police arrest wanted felon after man leads officers on motorcycle pursuit

Posted at 11:42 PM, Oct 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-06 02:42:43-04

SANTA MARIA, Calif. — Santa Maria Police say a man is in custody after leading officers on a motorcycle pursuit.

Officers say at around 8:22 p.m. Saturday, they attempted to stop 35 year old John Mayberry on his motorcycle for a traffic violation.

Mayberry then led officers on a pursuit at high speeds before abandoning the motorcycle behind the Buckboard Motel, according to police.

Police say he then ran into a motel room where he was arrested.

Mayberry was booked into the Santa Barbara County jail on a preexisting felony warrant of out San Luis Obispo County and felony evading arrest, according to police.