Running Springs >Big Bear Lake > Forest Falls




Arrowhead Regional Division-Running Springs California Highway Patrol initiated a pursuit of a possible DUI driver, Wednesday, November 28, 2018, at approximately 2:30 P.M.

A Silver Ford Edge, traveling up-bound State Route-18 in the Lakeview Point area, erratically.  The pursuit by Patrol officers continued through Running Springs, through to the community of Big Bear Lake on Big Bear Boulevard and continued to  travel east through Big Bear City to State Route-38.  The Ford Edge driver continued driving on SR-38 down-hill toward Angelus Oaks.  A spike strip was successfully deployed at the Forest Falls turn-out. 


San Bernardino Area California Highway Patrol Units took over the pursuit for approximately 1 minute before the driver pulled to the right shoulder area and stopped.  The suspect driver was non-compliant and would not follow commands barricading himself inside his vehicle.   The driver’s side window was broken out before officers made an approach due to heavily tinted windows. 

The subject resisted apprehension upon the officers approach, but the suspect was ultimately removed from the vehicle and taken into custody. 

The suspect was positively identified as Alon Danker, age 31. Danker is facing a combination of charges of 2800.2(a) VC,  148(a) PC, and 23152 (g) V.C.     


The brief description of the charges are:


Evading Arrest while driving with a willful or wanton disregarding for the safety of others


If a person flees or attempts to elude a pursuing peace officer


The pursued vehicle is driven in a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property


Disregard for the safety of persons or property


Resisting/Delaying a Peace Officer in their duties


Every person who willfully resists, delays, or obstructs any public officer, peace officer, or an emergency medical technician


Under the Influence of a combination of Alcohol and Drugs


Under the combined influence of any alcoholic beverage and drug to drive a vehicle


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