Drunk Driver Sends Deputies On Wild Chase Through Bakersfield

January 28, 2013

A drunk man leads Kern County Sheriff deputies on a late night chase in East Bakersfield. It’s a pursuit that reached speeds of 90 miles per hour and finally ended in a residential neighborhood.

Deputies with the Kern County Sheriff’s Office say they attempted to pull over Raul Gomez after allegedly failing to stop for a red light at the intersection of Potomac Ave and Mt. Vernon, but instead of stopping Gomez led deputies on a pursuit.

“It was crazy. You don’t see that down here on the street so, it w