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Stolen vehicle pursuit ends on Hwy 101 near Orcutt

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Posted at 11:56 AM, May 03, 2022

UPDATE: More information is being released following a pursuit that ended near Orcutt Tuesday.

The California Highway Patrol says the pursuit involving a stolen Ford F150 was initiated by the San Luis Obispo Police Department.

San Luis Obispo CHP took over on Highway 101 near Pismo Beach, at times reaching speeds of up to 90 mph, according to a press release.

Once the pursuit reached Highway 166, officers say the Santa Maria CHP office took over.

A spike strip was deployed near Santa Maria Way and CHP says a front and rear tire were deflated, but despite that, the driver continued southbound on the highway.

CHP says a Pursuit Immobilization Technique (PIT) was used south of Clark Avenue, resulting in the driver, identified as Jyerick Zane Nebeker, 26, of Paso Robles, being taken into custody around 11:15 a.m.

No one was hurt.

ORIGINAL STORY: A stolen vehicle pursuit ended Tuesday on Highway 101 near Orcutt.

The California Highway Patrol says the pursuit involving the stolen silver Ford F150 began in San Luis Obispo.

Officers say they deployed spike strips just south of the Clark Avenue exit on Southbound Highway 101 and they successfully disabled the truck shortly before 11:15 a.m.

CHP has not released additional information on the driver or details about when or where the vehicle was stolen.

This is a developing story and will be updated as information becomes available.