Suspect arrested after high speed chase in the City of Shasta Lake

Apr 13, 2015 9:41 AM

One suspect is behind bars in Shasta County after leading officers on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle.
On Saturday, a deputy from the City of Shasta Lake was attempting to pull ove Richard Burger, 41, of Redding.
As Burger fled in the white Acura, a records check revealed the vehicle was stolen.
Burger led police on a pursuit through side streets and out Union School Road and to Bear Mountain Road.
CHP helicopter followed the suspect to a dead-end road in the area of Highview Trail in Jones Valley.
Burger attempted to escape on foot but was shortly arrested after attempting to hide in some brush.
He was booked into the Shasta County Jail on multiple charges.


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