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Search Continues For Suspects Who Fled From Deputies Near Foresthill

UPDATE 5 p.m. The Placer County Sheriff's Office says 15 deputies continue to search for three men who ran from a traffic stop yesterday in Auburn.

Ortiz Licea Dimas

Ortiz Licea Dimas

Ortiz Licea Jose Luis

Ortiz Licea Jose Luis

Villegas Vargas Ruben

Villegas Vargas Ruben

 

10:45 a.m. Placer County Sheriff's Office reports arresting Pedro Madrigal Ortiz, 25, early this morning. He is a Mexican national. Ortiz was stopped by deputies on Lincoln Way in Auburn. Officers charged Ortiz with resisting arrest, possession of a stolen firearm and possession of a firearm with an altered serial number.

Ortiz Pedro MadrigalDeputies are still looking for Dimas Licea Ortiz, 22; Jose Luis Licea Ortiz, 20; and Ruben Villejas, 26; all are Mexican nationals. All are described as 5 feet, 160 pounds. No photos are available. Dimas Ortiz has $100,000 warrant out of Sacramento County for felony drug sales. 

 


7:45 a.m. The Placer County Sheriff's Office says a search is underway for three suspects who ran from a Sheriff's deputy Wednesday near Foresthill. A fourth suspect was arrested early Thursday morning. He had been hiding in a ditch on Finning Mill Road. 

Deputies say a Special Enforcement Team conducted the search after the suspects ran away. The incident was reported at Foresthill and Finning Mill Road where deputies found empty gun cases and a stolen gun were found in a car.

 

-Capital Public Radio Staff