12:29 a.m. From unidentified foot patrol officers in Sunland-Tujunga to Officers Laurence M. Powell and Timothy Wind: "What are you up to....We are up on the rock with [cars] L170, 82 and A89 on top of some abandon house with narco and BFMV [burglary from motor vehicle] suspects in it ....We are waiting for them to hit some places."
12:31 a.m. From Powell to the foot patrol officers: "....Sounds almost exciting as our last call....It was right out of Gorillas in the Mist."
12:32 a.m. From the foot patrol officers to Powell and Wind: "....HaHaHaHa....let me guess who be the parties."
12:32 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol officers: "....I'm just trying to get through the night cause then I'm off for six, count them six, days....time for some serious bike riding."
12:32 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol officers: "....Good guess."
12:34 a.m. From the foot patrol officers to Powell and Wind: "....You can't even get out of bed in the morning let alone bike ride....I'll believe that when I see it....I have one more then I'm off for four."
12:36 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol officers: "....That's where your wrong....I was up at 12:30 today....I can't sleep that's the problem....I need to get worn out."
12:43 a.m. From the foot patrol officer to Powell and Wind: "....But can you keep up....HaHaHaHa....People better know we are talking about bicycling and not something else or they will begin to wonder what these messages are about HaHaHaHa."
12:45 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol officer: "Oh bicycling....Of course."
12:47 a.m. From emergency board operator to all units: "CHP [California Highway Patrol] advises their officers are in pursuit of a vehicle failing to yield southbound Paxton- Foothill....Vehicle is white Hyundai, license 2KFM102, now approaching Glenoaks....Vehicle is now southbound Glenoaks- Paxton....now passing Sylmar....Vehicle is now northbound Van Nuys-Bordon....Foothill RTO [radio-telephone operator] is taking over the broadcasting of the pursuit [car] 16A23 [Powell and Wind] is the primary unit....Now eastbound Van nuys at Fulton...stopped at a light southbound Van Nuys at Foothill...two male black occupants...Vehicle still refusing to yield now eastbound Foothill at Osborne..."
Powell and Wind then got out of their car to investigate on Foothill east of Osborne. One of them broadcast a Code 4, meaning sufficient units were on scene and suspects were in custody at 12:59.
12:56 a.m. From Sgt. Stacy C. Koon to Foothill watch commander's office: "...You just had a big time use of force...tased and beat the suspect of CHP pursuit, Big Time."
12:57 a.m. From watch commander's office to Koon: "Oh well...I'm sure the lizard didn't deserve it....HaHa. I'll let them know O.K."
1:11 a.m. From Koon to watch commander's office: "....I'm gonna drop by the station for a fresh taser and darts...please have desk have one ready."
1:11 a.m. From watch commander's office to Koon: "Okey doke on the ACC desk....You want extra darts??? It's got two."
1:12 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol officer: "....ooops."
1:12 a.m. From the foot patrol to Powell and Wind: "oops, what?"
1:13 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol: "I haven't beaten anyone this bad in a long time."
1:15 a.m. From the foot patrol to Powell and Winds: "Oh not again....Why for you do that....I thought you agreed to chill out for awhile....What did he do?"
1:16 a.m. From Powell and Wind to the foot patrol: "I think he was dusted...many broken bones later....After the pursuit...."
1:17 a.m. From the foot patrol to Powell and Wind: "What pursuit?"
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