Cal City man arrested for illegal street racing, high-speed chase

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A man was arrested after an illegal street race turned into a high-speed chase in California City Saturday night.

Cal City police attempted to stop the driver of a 2005 Suzuki motorcycle after he was seen street racing with a black Audi at California City Boulevard and Randsburg Mojave Road, according to a press release from Cal City.

Officers reported Alex Horton, 21, led them on a high speed chase through Cal City at speeds over 100 miles per hour.

Police lost sight of Horton, but later arrested him at his home.

He was booked for various charges including reckless evading of an officer, illegal speed contest and speed in excess of 100 miles per hour, according to police. His motorcycle was impounded, according to officers.

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