2 arrested after vehicle pursuit in Loleta

FORTUNA - Two wanted men are arrested after a vehicle pursuit ends near the Eel river.

Taken into custody was 35-year old Joseph Olivo and 29-year old Mario Nunez. Just before 10 yesterday morning, Olivo was observed by two officers in a parked car near Strong’s Creek Plaza. As law enforcement approached, Olivo fled in a vehicle towards Highway 101 leading authorities on a chase that ended on Singly Road in Loleta. He surrendered without incident.

Nunez had exited the car before the chase and was found in a business at Strongs Creek. Both were booked into the Humboldt County Jail on outstanding felony warrants. Nunez had an added charge of possession of narcotics.