Yonathan Acosta, Tyrece Sinkler Detained in Police Chase Crash on Atlanta Avenue and Newland Street
HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (August 9, 2022) — Yonathan Acosta and Tyrece Sinkler were arrested in a police chase accident on Atlantic Avenue and Newland Street on Saturday evening.
According to Huntington Beach Police, the incident started around 5:15 a.m. Officers spotted a speeding white car leaving a neighborhood. Subsequently, the officer tried to pull over the vehicle, but the driver failed to comply and led police on a brief pursuit.
At some point, the car ran a red traffic light and struck an uninvolved vehicle, setting the suspect’s car on fire.
Two men inside the vehicle — 18-year-old Acosta and 22-year-old Sinkler, of Long Beach — who suffered minor injuries were subsequently arrested.
According to police, they found multiple stolen catalytic converters, a saw and numerous blades. Police officers booked the pair into Huntington Beach City Jail on felony charges.
Information related to the crash victim of the second car was unavailable. However, if anyone has seen this accident, please call the police at 714-375-5066.
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