Fugitive arrested after car chase, manhunt

12:29 AM, Dec 13, 2011   |    comments
Daniel Kapustin
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SACRAMENTO COUNTY, CA - A fugitive wanted in Sacramento and Placer County was arrested Monday morning after a short car chase and manhunt.

Daniel Kapustin was spotted driving a black Audi by the a Sacramento County deputy around 9 a.m. at Fulton and El Camino. When the deputy got behind him, Kapustin sped off and led the deputy on a 3 mile chase.

During the chase, Kapustin took a corner too fast and wrecked his car at a gas station on the corner of Fulton and Hurley. He then fled the area on foot into an apartment complex on the 2500 block of Hurley.

Deputy Jason Ramos said a woman bruised her knee after she fell when the car crashed, but refused medical attention.

Deputies set up a perimeter near the apartment complex and saw Kapustin trying to sneak into a neighboring complex.

Around 9:35 a.m., a K9 unit located Kapustin in an attic where he was taken into custody.

Eastern District of California U.S. Marshals Deputy Frank Newsom said officers were on their way to a location where Kapustin was believed to be hiding when the deputy located him in the car.


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