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Standoff underway in Oceanside, Man uses boat in attempt to dodge police

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Posted at 5:47 PM, Feb 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-05 16:32:02-05

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (KGTV) — Oceanside Police responded to the scene of a standoff at the San Luis Rey River Trail where a man stalled himself in a boat after allegedly stealing a motorcycle and leading officers on a pursuit Friday afternoon.

It started around 3:00 p.m. Officers say the man led them on a slow pursuit before reaching the river and using a boat to distance himself from them.

The man finally gave up and was checked by paramedics around 10:30 p.m.