“Lucerne Valley Resident Arrested After High-Speed Pursuit”

By | August 13, 2023



A Lucerne Valley resident was arrested after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. Emmanuel Handsbur, 31, drove a gray Subaru Sedan at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour, evading police attempts to stop him. He eventually fled on foot and was apprehended hiding in a shower. Handsbur is currently held at the High Desert Detention Center on $100,000 bail. The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is encouraged to contact the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station. VVNG reported

A photograph of a man can be seen in the provided image link. The man, identified as Emmanuel Handsbur, a 31-year-old resident of Lucerne Valley, was apprehended by the police after engaging in a high-speed pursuit. On August 8, 2023, at approximately 1:56 a.m., Deputies D. Steuerwald and A. Jauregui noticed a gray Subaru Sedan traveling east on Highway 247 at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour.

Handsbur, the driver of the vehicle, turned south onto Camp Rock Road and continued driving at a dangerously high speed. The deputies activated their lights and sirens in an attempt to initiate a traffic stop. However, Handsbur refused to comply, maintaining speeds well over 100 miles per hour, driving without headlights, and even trespassing through the backyard of a residence.

Eventually, Handsbur reached his residence in the 9300 block of Camp Rock Road, where he abandoned the vehicle and attempted to flee on foot. Law enforcement officers swiftly located him hiding inside a shower and arrested him without any further complications. Handsbur has since been booked at the High Desert Detention Center, where he remains in custody with bail set at $100,000.00.

The investigation into this incident is still ongoing, and individuals with any pertinent information are encouraged to contact A. Jauregui at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station by dialing 760-552-6800. It is important to note that anonymous tips can also be submitted to We-Tip by calling 800-78CRIME or visiting www.wetip.com.

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