Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 8 years
Badge # 19402
Cause: Vehicle pursuit
Offender: In custody
Officer Lucas Chellew was killed in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Stockton Boulevard and Fruitridge Road, in Sacramento, while pursuing another motorcycle.
Officer Chellew's motorcycle crashed during the pursuit. The motorcyclist he was pursuing fled the scene but was arrested the following week. He was charged evading an officer leading to his death and grand larceny for stealing the motorcycle he was driving.
Officer Chellew was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the California Highway Patrol for eight years and was assigned to the South Sacramento Area Office. He is survived by his wife, daughter, son, parents and sister. His father was a retired CHP officer and his sister also serves with the agency.