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Gilbert Cruz was arrested after a high-speed pursuit which started in Fontana and ended in Montclair.  (Contributed photo by Fontana Police Department)

A 30-year-old man was arrested after leading Fontana officers on a high-speed pursuit that ended more than 15 miles away, according to the Fontana Police Department.

On Sept. 17 at about 7:34 p.m., officers from the Multiple Enforcement Team attempted a traffic stop on a black Honda Accord in the area of Merrill and Citrus avenues.

The vehicle was driven by a wanted parolee, Gilbert Cruz, who is also a documented gang member, according to police.

Cruz and his 19-year-old female passenger led officers on a pursuit through Fontana and then onto the Interstate 10 Freeway and into Montclair.

The Accord left the freeway at the Monte Vista exit, where Cruz sideswiped a car while trying to get through traffic, police said. His vehicle became disabled and Cruz was taken into custody.

The suspect was booked at West Valley Detention Center.

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