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Elusive chase suspect identified
Ceres Cop Car

Officers are seeking the man identified as the driver of a car involved in a high-speed police pursuit on Wednesday evening, Nov. 4.

At 11:34 p.m. Officer Jesus Salinas stopped a vehicle for running a red light at Hatch and Moffet roads. The driver pulled over but as the officer walked up to the car, the driver sped off northbound on Moffet Road. A pursuit was initiated on eastbound River Road, and then northbound Mitchell Road. When speeds reached 105 mph on Mitchell Road in Modesto and the suspect nearly crashed at Mitchell Road and Yosemite Boulevard, the pursuit was terminated.

The officer saw the suspect's car turn onto a side street from El Vista Avenue where it was found abandoned. Modesto police set up a perimeter of the area but the suspect was not located.

The car was towed by police. The registered owner of the car said he loaned the car to his daughter's boyfriend and identified Eduardo Quezada as the driver. Ceres Police Department spokesman Lt. Chris Perry said Quezada's license was suspended and that he may have ran for that reason.

He is wanted for various charges.