Driver leads officers on high speed chase
May 14, 2013 — A high-speed chase through Susanville resulted in the arrest of a local man Friday, May 10.
Derek Baker, 47, was booked into the Lassen County Jail on charges of allegedly evading a peace officer, driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. He was held on a $13,500 bail.
According to the Susanville Police Department, at approximately 11:30 p.m. officers attempted to stop a vehicle for suspicion of driving under the influence on State Route 139, south of the Skyline Drive intersection when Baker allegedly evaded the officer.