(KRON) – A man with two felony no-bail warrants was arrested after a high-speed pursuit, the American Canyon Police Department said.

At 10:39 p.m. on Thursday, American Canyon police officers initiated a traffic stop on a Hyundai SUV for vehicle code violations near American Canyon Road and Broadway Street. According to police, the traffic stop led to a high-speed pursuit. 

The driver attempted to evade police by driving up to 85 mph. Police said the driver maneuvered over double yellow lines and directed his vehicle toward officers during the vehicle pursuit. 

ACPD worked with the California Highway Patrol to detain the driver. The driver lost a tire near Frisbee Lane. The driver subsequently fled on foot but was caught by officers and a K9.

The driver was identified as 35-year-old Jose Joaquin Comacho Castillo. 

According to the police investigation, Castillo was in possession of a loaded and concealed firearm, which violated multiple felony charges including prior felon in possession of a firearm and assault on a peace officer. Police said Castillo also had two felony no-bail warrants issued out of Alameda County. He is also on three different felony probations. 

Castillo was arrested and booked into the Napa County Department of Corrections.

Jordan Baker

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