Burglars took LAPD officers on a wild chase highlighted by selfies with onlookers.
On Friday, April 8th two men led police on a high speed chase throughout Los Angeles, California. Herschel Reynolds, 20, and Isaiah Young, 19, began their crime spree with a residential burglary in Cerritos, California in the early afternoon. Witnesses provided police with a description of the culprit’s vehicle. A sheriff’s helicopter spotted the suspects shortly after.
The chase lasted 2 hours. Reynolds and Young led police throughout downtown and southern Los Angles. The burglars led their blue Mustang convertible from Sunset Boulevard to Hollywood Boulevard and through the Hollywood Hills. While on Sunset Boulevard the driver, Reynolds, began doing doughnuts with his vehicle across lanes. There, the suspect’s Mustang was almost cut off by a TMZ tour bus on the 101 freeway. After maneuvering around the bus, the suspects threw a sandwich from the vehicle and continued on toward the University of Southern California. The chase finally ended when Young and Reynolds stopped at 51st Street and Central Avenue after losing a front tire.
Reynolds was a trained tactical driver in the Marine Corps from 2014 until January of 2016.
The burglars exited the vehicle and approached bystanders and gave them high-fives and took selfies. Young and Reynolds surrendered with little conflict and were booked in the Los Angeles County Jail. Reynolds was being held in lieu of $50,000 bail and Young in lieu of $80,000 bail.