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SBSD - Victorville Police Department
Tuesday November 20th, 2018 :: 07:52 p.m. PST


Two subjects in custody following a vehicle and foot pursuit.

DATE/TIME: November 20, 2018 / 3:20pm

INCIDENT: Failure to Yield

LOCATION: Lorene Drive & 7th Street, Victorville

SUSPECT(S): Laura Shavon O’Connell, 38-year old Apple Valley Resident
Brady Alan Flanagan, 22-year old Victorville transient

VICTIM: Deputy Sheriff, San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department

SUMMARY: On November 20, 2018, deputies from the Victorville Police Department attempted to make a traffic stop on a 2003 Infinity, near the intersection on 7th Street and Lorene Drive.

The driver of the Infinity, Brady Alan Flanagan, failed to yield and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle pursuit continued down 7th Street to the area of E Street. Once Flanagan stopped the vehicle, he fled on foot and was chased by deputies. He was taken into custody a short distance away. The passenger, Laura Shavon O’Connell, got into the driver seat and traveled a short distance before being apprehended.

During the foot pursuit, one of the deputies suffered a serious injury to his knee. He was airlifted to a nearby trauma center for treatment. Flanagan was arrested and will be booked at High Desert Detention Center for failure to yield-causing an injury to a peace officer. O’Connell was arrested and will be booked at High Desert Detention Center for failure to yield.

Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911 or Sheriff’s Dispatch at (760) 956-5001. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at

Refer: Mara Rodriguez, Media Relations

Station: Victorville Police Department

Case #: 171812768

Phone No. (760) 241-2911

JOHN MCMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victorville Police Department
14200 Amargosa Rd
Victorville, CA 92392

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 909-387-3700

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