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Police: Drunk driver arrested in Chico after running through backyards

The man has six prior DUI convictions.

Posted: Dec 9, 2020 11:09 PM

CHICO, Calif. - A serial drunk driver is back behind bars after a DUI arrest on Dec. 9 in Chico.

Investigators say a Chico police officer pulled Christopher Keehl over for speeding on Forest Avenue and East 20th Street.

They say Keehl took off on foot, jumping over fences and into private yards. He was eventually taken into custody.

Keehl has six prior DUI convictions and was on active probation.

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