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Santa Maria Police Department
Saturday October 5th, 2019 :: 11:08 p.m. PDT


Convicted felon arrested after leading officers on a pursuit on a motorcycle.

SMPD officers attempted to stop a motorcycle for a traffic violation at about 8:22 PM this evening. The solo rider, identified as 35 year old John Mayberry, led officers on a pursuit at high speeds before abandoning the motorcycle behind the Buckboard Motel in Santa Maria. The suspect ran into a motel room and was arrested there without incident.

Mayberry had a felony warrant out of San Luis Obispo County and was booked into the Santa Barbara County jail on the warrant and felony evading arrest.

Prepared by Lt. Mark Streker

Santa Maria Police Department
1111 W Betteravia Rd
Santa Maria, CA 93455

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