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Victorville Man Leads Deputies on a High Speed Pursuit

HESPERIA-(VVNG.com):  A Victorville man identified in a San Bernardino Sheriff’s Press release as 33-year-old Michael Miller lead deputies on a 50-minute long pursuit Thursday night. At around 11:39 p.m.deputies from the Hesperia station initiated a stop near Eucalyptus Street and I Avenue. The driver failed to yield, which lead to a high-speed pursuit going in excess 120 miles per hour.

Miller continued to flee, going up Bear Valley to Highway 18 driving all the way to Highway 247 ending in Landers. During the pursuit, Miller ignored traffic laws, even traveling on the wrong side of the road showing no concern for the safety of other drivers.

A sheriff’s helicopter assisted in the search and deputies from other stations assisted.

Deputies deployed spike strips, but Miller continued on until a deputy used to PIT maneuver which ended the pursuit. The driver and passenger complied with the deputy command to exit the vehicle. Miller was arrested for

A felony stop was conducted, the driver and passenger complied with deputy’s commands and exited the vehicle without further incident Miller was arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for  Felony evading with disregard to public safety and Felony evading and driving on the wrong side of the roadway. He is due in court for an arraignment hearing on Tuesday, February 2nd.

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