UPDATE: BloodyElbow.com Exclusive: No Indication of Drugs, Alcohol in Rampage Jackson Arrest; Police Press Release Included

According to Lt. Paul Dondero of the Costa Mesa Police Department, there were no indications of drug or alcohol use by Rampage Jackson at the time of his arrest. Despite the wild nature of his destructive actions, the Costa Mesa police do not believe intoxication by any narcotic or alcohol was a contributing factor.

Stay tuned.

UPDATE: Download the official police press release here:

A Motor Officer was monitoring traffic at the intersection of

Newport Blvd
and Broadway.  He saw Jackson driving sound bound weaving in and out of traffic, with a flat front left tire speaking on his cell phone.  The Motor Officer activated his lights and siren and initiated a traffic stop.  Jackson ignored the Motor Officer and continued south bound on 17th weaving in and out of traffic to avoid being stopped. 

Jackson drove over the raised center portion of the roadway at

Cabrillo Ave.
  He lost control and drove up onto the sidewalk causing pedestrians to flee for their lives.  Jackson regained control and continued southbound in the northbound lanes of
Newport Blvd.
  As he crossed through the intersection with
17th St
, he collided with a vehicle legally in the intersection.  Jackson continued south bound on
Newport Blvd
running several red lights.  The rubber from his left tire began to disintegrate at the PCH overpass.  Jackson continued southbound onto the Balboa Peninsula running several more red lights, causing pedestrians to flee in terror.  Jackson’s vehicle finally came to a stop at
18th St
Newport Blvd
in the city of Newport Beach.  Jackson was taken into custody by Costa Mesa Officers without incident.

Jackson was transported to the Costa Mesa City Jail and booked for; Felony Evading, Reckless Driving and Hit and Run.  He was transported to the Orange County Jail and is being held in lieu of a $25,000.00 bail.

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