A Lodi man was arrested after evading police and leading them on a chase, according to the Lodi Police Department.
It was just after 8 p.m. on Sunday when officers noticed Kenneth Angel, 55, riding his bicycle against traffic on Cherokee Lane. The officers attempted to pull him over to address the traffic violation, police said, but Angel pulled a U-turn and yelled "I'm not gonna stop."
He then led the officers on what Lt. Chris Jacobson called a car chase minus the car. Angel circled the area around the Victor Road and Cherokee Lane intersection before heading out onto the railroad trestle over the freeway, said police. He ditched the bike on the trestle and made his way down to Highway 99, according to Jacobson.
Angel ran through southbound traffic to hide among the thick bushes on the median, said officers. Caltrans construction workers were on site for a renovation project. They slowed traffic so the officers could safely search for Angel, according to police.
Angel was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest, riding the wrong way on a bike on a roadway and failing to heed officer's instructions to stop, said Jacobson.
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