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Petaluma Police Department
Saturday December 11th, 2021 :: 07:30 a.m. PST


Petaluma Police Department Press Release - Evading, Possession of a Controlled Substance with the intent to Sell, and DUI while under 21

Issued By:
Sergeant Nicholas Raccanello, Petaluma PD, (707) 778-4372, [email protected]org  

Incident:                 Evading, Possession of a Controlled                                                  Substance with Intent to Sell, and DUI while                                      under the age of 21 years old  
Additional:             2800.1 CVC, 11351(a) H&S, and 23136(a) CVC
Report Number:    21-4997
Occurred Date :    December 11th, 2021
Occurred Time:     12:12 AM
Location:               Petaluma Blvd South at K Street
Suspect(s):           Luis Tony Morales, 19-Year-old Petaluma                                           resident
Incident Summary
On December 11th, 2021, at 12:12 AM, Officer Dickerson attempted to stop a vehicle for a redlight violation. Officer Dickerson activated his patrol vehicles emergency equipment to initiate a traffic enforcement stop and the driver, later identified as Luis Tony Morales, accelerated at a high rate of speed. Morales proceeded to turn down a street with no outlet and subsequently pulled over. During the investigation Morales was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol and was also in possession of narcotics with the intent to sell.    
Morales was charged with evading a police officer, possession of a controlled substance with the intent to sell and driving under the influence while under the age of 21 years old. Morales was later booked at the Sonoma County Jail.       

Petaluma Police Department
969 Petaluma Blvd N
Petaluma, CA 94952

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Non-emergencies: 707-778-4372

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