A driver who led Pasadena police on a pursuit on the northbound Golden State (5) Freeway that ended in the Valencia area remained in custody Saturday.
Augustin Orozco, 49, was held in lieu of $500,000 bail in the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Inmate Reception Center, according to Pasadena police and sheriff’s inmate records.
A woman was arrested in Glendale after getting out and discarding narcotics, Pasadena Police Lt. Carolyn Gordon said. She was identified as Bianca Leone, 30, of Huron, California.
The chase ended shortly before 1 p.m. Friday near Magic Mountain Parkway, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A spike strip was deployed shortly before Magic Mountain Parkway, according to media reports.
Pasadena police had pulled the driver of the pickup over, but he sped off after being asked about possible narcotics, according to broadcast reports, triggering the chase.