A Friday night police pursuit that went from Clearlake in Lake County deep into Napa County and involved two spike strips, leaving the pickup driving on its rims, ended near Silverado Trail and Hardman Avenue with three arrests, the Napa Sheriff's Office reported.
Alerted by the Lake County Sheriff's Office, a Napa deputy stationed at Highway 29 and Tubbs Lane outside Calistoga picked up the trail of a Dodge pickup entering the Napa Valley shortly before 10 p.m. Friday, Napa Sheriff's Capt. Keith Behlmer said.
Over the next 20 miles, deputies followed the pickup, which was going at speeds up to 80 mph, and deployed two spike strips, which had the pickup riding on its rims, Behlmer said.
A California Highway Patrol helicopter followed the chase, which finally ended at Hardman when the driver, identified as Richard Burton, 53, abandoned the pickup, Behlmer said. He was apprehended by a sheriff's K9.
Burton was booked at the Napa County jail for investigation of felony reckless driving and resisting arrest. He was also wanted on an out-of-state warrant, Behlmer said.
Two passengers -- Daniel Steve Cordova, 24, and Angel Augustine Cordova, 19, both from Oakland -- were arrested on warrants alleging attempted rape and assault with a deadly weapon, he said.
A fourth person in the vehicle was released.
No one was injured in the pursuit, Behlmer said.