VALLEJO (CBS SF) – A Madera man was arrested in unincorporated Vallejo after his attempt to flee Solano County Sheriff’s Office deputies during a pursuit was foiled when his right-front tire rolled off the vehicle.
The pursuit started about 1 a.m. Tuesday in an unincorporated part of the city, sheriff’s officials said.READ MORE: COVID, Homeless Encampments Are Final Straws For School In San Jose's Little Italy Neighborhood
The driver, identified as David Lee Jones Jr., 38, ignored a sheriff’s deputy who activated lights and siren, fleeing instead. Sheriff’s officials said it was soon determined Jones was driving a stolen vehicle.READ MORE: COVID: Health Officials Find More CoCo County Restaurants Not Checking Vaccine Cards
After the tire fell off, Jones ran from the vehicle and through some backyards, before being found by deputies in the 500 block of Yuba Street, hiding on a porch, sheriff’s officials said.
Jones was booked into the Solano County Jail.MORE NEWS: Anti Police-Terror Project: Oakland PD Has Management Problem, Not Staffing Problem
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