A man suspected of being under the influence when he stole a Burbank police parking enforcement vehicle and fled from authorities was detained in Sun Valley Thursday evening, officials said.
The incident started at about 6:25 p.m., as a couple of parking supervisors were conducting an unrelated parking investigation in the Rancho Marketplace Shopping Center on Alameda Avenue and Main Street, said Burbank police Lt. Derek Green.
A man got into their marked vehicle and “basically stole it,” Green said.
Police believe the man was under the influence of either drugs, alcohol, or both.
The parking officers put out an alert and within a few minutes, officials spotted the car. Police caught up with it in Glendale, and the pursuit went back through Burbank and into the San Fernando Valley.
Sky5 arrived above the chase at about 6:45 p.m., as the car was speeding…