On May 31 around 2:07 p.m. James Fuchs, 36, was observed by Sacramento County Sheriff's deputies driving a dirt bike motorcycle westbound on Madison Avenue in eastbound traffic. From there, Fuchs would lead deputies on a chase through Fair Oaks.
Deputies attempted to conduct a vehicle stop on Fuchs using lights and sirens on a fully marked Sheriff's patrol vehicle, according to a deputy's report. However, Fuchs would not yield and fled on his motorcycle.
The suspect evaded deputies through multiple dirt roads and residential streets at speeds in excess of 50 mph. Fuchs even lost control of his motorcycle on two separate occasions causing him to crash onto pavement and dirt. Eventually Fuchs would ditch the dirt bike and flee on foot. It would seem Fuchs had successfuly evaded deputies for the time.
The owner of the motorcycle showed up at the scene where Fuchs had ditched the dirt bike, and identified the suspect, saying he had let Fuchs borrow the bike to ride.
Deputies continued their investigation and two days later were able to locate and arrest the suspect.
"Fuchs agreed to meet deputies at Fair Oaks Park, where he was taken into custody without incident," said Sheriff's spokesman Jason Ramos.
Ramos explained Fuchs was not under the influence of anything when he led deputies on the chase.
"Perhaps he fled because he wasn’t wearing a helmet and didn’t want to get cited, or he may not have a motorcycle license," Ramos said.
Fuchs was arrested and booked on felony reckless evasion charges.
Bedroom ransacked by unknown suspect(s)
Unknown suspect(s) forced entry into a victim's Cedarvillage Drive residence through a side garage door.
According to a report, on May 31 suspect(s) ransacked the victim's bedroom and took several items of jewelry by entering the side door from the yard to the garage. The suspect(s) then exited back out the side garage door.
For questions about this blotter, email email@example.com.