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* Lance Gregory Janssen was Arrested on Suspicion of Being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm After a Pursuit in Santa Rosa

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Santa Rosa police arrested a Healdsburg man on suspicion of being a felon in possession of a firearm after a pursuit Thursday morning. Lance Gregory Janssen, 45, failed to yield to an emergency vehicle around 3 a.m. at Bicentennial Way and Ventura Avenue, Sgt. Michael Clark said.

 Janssen sped away on his motorcycle with the officer in pursuit, Clark said. He drove on Bicentennial Way as fast as 65 mph before he lost control of his motorcycle and left the road near Lake Park Drive. Janssen, who was in possession of a loaded handgun, was injured in the collision and admitted in a hospital, Clark said.

 Police say they plan to ask the Sonoma County District Attorney’s Office to file felony evasion, felon in possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm charges against Janssen.   
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