Wanted Man Still Wanted After Chase

A man wanted on an outstanding warrant was spotted and chased in his vehicle early Thursday morning by Eureka Police. An officer spotted 36 year old Joel Calderon driving east on 18th Street. When the officer pulled in behind Calderon, he immediately turned off all lighting equipment and sped away at a high rate of speed. A pursuit
was initiated. The PT Cruiser turned onto Myrtle Ave toward the downtown area. The PT
Cruiser reached speeds in excess of 90 MPH.
As the PT Cruiser reached R Street, it turned the wrong way (west) on 5 th Street at which time
officers terminated the pursuit, due to public safety concerns. Officers searched the vicinity,
but were unable to re-locate the PT Cruiser. The Eureka Police Department considers Calderon dangerous and advises citizens not to try and apprehend him themselves.