2-COUNTY CHASE ENDS ON FREEWAY.Byline: Associated Press Associated Press: see news agency.
Associated Press (AP)
Cooperative news agency, the oldest and largest in the U.S. and long the largest in the world.
A Lancaster man claiming to be a CIA CIA: see Central Intelligence Agency.
(1) (Confidentiality Integrity Authentication) The three important concerns with regards to information security. Encryption is used to provide confidentiality (privacy, secrecy). agent allegedly stole a spear gun spear gun
A device for mechanically shooting a spearlike missile under water, as in spearfishing. from a Newport Beach Newport Beach, residential and resort city (1990 pop. 66,643), Orange co., S Calif., on Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean; inc. 1906. It is a popular seaside resort and yachting center. Manufactures include electrical and medical equipment, computers, boats, and adhesives. dive shop Wednesday and after being wounded by an officer, led police on a two-county pursuit that ended with a freeway standoff.
The man, who recently had been released from a mental hospital, surrendered after an approximately 45-minute standoff that tied up freeway traffic for miles. Officers handcuffed the man, who appeared to be losing consciousness, and put him on a stretcher.
Gregory Cabral, shot in the head, chest and wrist, was listed in serious but stable condition at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center Providence Holy Cross Medical Center is a hospital in Mission Hills, California, USA. The hospital has 254 beds, and is part of Providence Health & Services. History in Mission Hills, authorities said.
The pursuit ended when the suspect's truck stopped in the middle of the Foothill Freeway as smoke came out of the truck's engine and a row of police cars blocked him from behind.
Cabral's grandmother was on the phone with police, instructing officers what to tell Cabral to get him to surrender peacefully, police said.
Cabral went to The Aquatic Center dive shop shortly before 4 p.m., where he presented a check as payment for a spear gun, said Newport Beach police Sgt. Mike McDonough.
A sales clerk sales clerk n (US) → dependiente/a m/f
sales clerk n (US) → commesso/a told KCBS-TV (Channel 2) he told Cabral the check had not been accepted and the man responded by picking up the gun, which is used primarily for fishing.
He told the clerk, ``I'm with the CIA. I know this gun is stolen. I'm taking it with me as evidence.''
On his way out the store, Cabral asked another customer whether he was the owner and said, ``if you are, you're arrested too, because I'm with the CIA.''
Cabral walked out the store, got into his truck, ``waved bye-bye'' and took off, the clerk said. Police arrived just in time to see the suspect begin to drive off, but he refused to stop for police, McDonough said.
Cabral allegedly tried to run over officers, who fired at him in defense.
``I just can't believe it. The spear gun costs $135,'' the clerk said. ``Now look at the guy.''
PHOTO (1) A wounded fugitive in a pickup truck, left, prompts police to block traffic Wednesday on the westbound Foothill Freeway in La Canada Flintridge.
(2) Bullet holes mar the windshield of a robbery suspect Noun 1. robbery suspect - someone suspected of committing robbery
suspect - someone who is under suspicion as he sits in his truck after leading police on a chase across two counties.
(3) A California Highway Patrol officer handcuffs hand·cuff
A restraining device consisting of a pair of strong, connected hoops that can be tightened and locked about the wrists and used on one or both arms of a prisoner in custody; a manacle. Often used in the plural.
tr.v. a robbery suspect upon his surrender.
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