Pala CA— This morning, October 13, 2016 at approximately 9:51 am, the California Highway Patrol was requested to take over a pursuit initiated by the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department. The CHP successfully took over the pursuit on northbound I-15 near Gopher Canyon Rd.
The vehicle, a black Chevy Silverado being driven by 34-year-old Oscar Daniel Cedillo of Oceanside, exited Gopher Canyon Rd and continued through several streets around Valley Center, Pauma and Pala areas.
A spike strip was successfully deployed near Valley Center Rd. and Cole Grade Rd. that disabled one of the suspect’s tires. He was able to continue to SR-76 where another spike strip was deployed near Pala Mission Rd across from Pala Casino.
The suspect’s vehicle then became totally disabled and stopped at the entrance to Mission San Antonio De Pala at approximately 10:24 am.
Mr. Cedillo refused numerous commands to exit his vehicle and a standoff ensued. There were several attempts to negotiate with Mr. Cedillo. He continued to refuse commands to exit his vehicle and shortly after 3:00pm, the San Diego County Swat team successfully took Mr. Cedillo into custody without incident.
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department then took custody of Mr. Cedillo.