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Posted on: August 9, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Collision

Vehicle Pursuit Ends in Collision

Motorcycle officer sustains minor injuries

The Danville Police Department is investigating an incident where a man used his vehicle to assault an officer while attempting to evade a traffic stop. On August 9, 2021, at 1:33 p.m., a Danville Police officer attempted to stop a black Ford Focus for speeding on Diablo Road and Ackerman Drive. The driver fled and used his vehicle twice in an attempt to cause a collision with the officer on his motorcycle. On the second attempt, the driver caused a collision between the police officer on his motorcycle and the suspect’s vehicle at Diablo Road and Alamatos Drive. The officer sustained minor injuries as a result of the collision.

The vehicle was located and the suspect was apprehended in the Las Trampas Wilderness Regional Preserve located at Bollinger Canyon Road and Rocky Ridge Road in San Ramon. The driver was identified as Ryan Ohlson, 31 from Danville. Ohlson was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility for felony evading a police officer, felony assault of a police officer, and hit and run.  

For more information, contact Lt. Jason Ingrassia at (925) 314-3700 or

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