Four arrested on gun, gang charges after brief car chase

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Four people were arrested on gun and gang charges after leading police on a brief pursuit in the Oleander area of town.

On Wednesday around 5:30 p.m., Bakersfield Police Department attempted to a pull over a car near A Street. The car refused to stop and led officers on a short pursuit to Verde Street, according to police.

During the pursuit, police say a gun was thrown from the vehicle.

As a result, four people were arrested for gun violations, conspiracy and gang participation:

  • Erik Peralta, 24
  • Marissa Ramirez-Tellez, 27
  • Lorraine Rivera, 24
  • Jose Jimenez, 24.

Jimenez is also accused of evading arrest, according to BPD.

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