close Video Fox News Flash top headlines for November 17 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. A suspect in an alleged $35 million Ponzi scheme briefly evaded arrest Monday by using an underwater “sea scooter” to pull himself into California’s largest reservoir for about 25 minutes before he eventually reemerged and was placed under arrest by the FBI. Matthew Piercey, 44, of Palo Cedro, allegedly led FBI agents on a vehicle chase through residential neighborhoods and then onto the highway before abandoning his pickup truck, grabbing an underwater submersible device and swimming into the frigid waters of Lake Shasta, north of Redding, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California. “Piercey spent some time out of sight underwater where law enforcement could only see bubbles,” according to court documents describing Piercey as a flight risk. KNIFE-WIELDING TEEN THREATENING SUICIDE POINTS AIRSOFT GUN AT COP MOMENTS BEFORE OFFICER-INVOLVED SHOOTING (U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of California) Piercey used a Yamaha 350Li Seascooter to remain submerged in the lake for about 25 minutes before law enforcement eventually placed him under arrest. The device can tow divers beneath the surface at speeds up… Read full this story
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