Man wanted for kidnapping in connection with July vehicle pursuit, Merced police say

Authorities are looking for a Merced man wanted for kidnapping and other charges in connection with a high-speed car chase in July. According to th...

September 22, 2022
4:46 AM

Authorities are looking for a Merced man wanted for kidnapping and other charges in connection with a high-speed car chase in July. According to the Merced Police Department, at about 11:34 a.m. on July 28, officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle that was spotted in the area of West 8th and T streets in Merced. The driver of the vehicle, identified as 25-year-old Jose Antonio Fernandez-Ramirez, allegedly refused to pull over and proceeded to lead officers on a high-speed pursuit which reached speeds of more than 100 mph.

Andrew Kuhn