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: Family Holds Vigil, Seeks Accountability From Alameda Police Following In-Custody Death Of Mario Gonzalez
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 Vaccines: Santa Clara Set To Deliver 1 Millionth Dose Amid Supply Influx - 'Something To Celebrate'
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: UPDATE: No Curfew Enacted After San Leandro Police Receive Threat Of Possible Looting At Bayfair Mall
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