On 01-27-2017 at 8:06 PM, Azusa Police Officers attempted to stop a vehicle in the City of Azusa, near the intersection of 5th Street and Dalton Avenue, for a traffic related violation. The driver failed to stop and led officers on a vehicle pursuit from the City of Azusa through the City of Monrovia and ultimately into the City of Duarte. The vehicle lost control and collided with several parked vehicles in the 2000 block of Mountain Ave, City of Duarte. Both occupants sustained minor to moderate injuries and were transported to local area hospitals for treatment.
The driver, Dennis Ayon (age 36, Azusa resident), was arrested on felony drug possession and felony evading charges. The passenger, Darla Abriel (age 30, Glendora resident), was arrested on misdemeanor drug charges and outstanding warrants. The collision is being investigated by the California Highway Patrol. No other individuals were injured as a result of the collision.