Parolee recaptured after escaping from police car

WHITTIER — A local wanted parolee captured Wednesday kicked out a window of a police car and ran before being recaptured, authorities said.
Shayne Romero, 22, was booked on suspicion of parole and weapons violations, Whittier police officials said.
The incident occurred about 1 p.m. as police were searching for Romero in the 15400 block of Fernview Street, police said in a written statement.
Romero tried to drive away from the area, but police stopped his car and arrested him, officials said.
A search of Romero’s home turned up several weapons, police added.
When an officer approached the police car with Romero handcuffed inside, Romero kicked out the rear window of the car and ran.
He was recaptured after a brief foot chase, officials added.
According to court records, Romero was being held without bail. No information on his initial court date was available Thursday.

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  • Mike

    Great work by WPD, no kicks or tazer = no lawsuit, or Mommy sobbing on TV.