Hit and Run Pursuit During DUI Checkpoint

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Last night, Citrus Heights Police conducted a DUI/Drivers License Checkpoint near Birdcage Drive and Greenback Lane.  Officers noticed a reckless driver near by and attempted to make an enforcement stop.  The driver refused to stop and led police on a pursuit in the area near the checkpoint.  An order was given to officers to leave the checkpoint immediately.  The driver’s vehicle soon gave out.   The driver left his vehicle and fled on foot.  Police set up a perimeter and were able to apprehend the driver.

The driver was identified as 25 year old, Michael Ballard.  Ballard showed signs of intoxication and was taken into custody.

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