SAN RAMON (CBS SF) — A suspect has been arrested in San Ramon following an attempted traffic stop that led to an officer-involved shooting and police chase, authorities said.
San Ramon Police said officers contacted the driver of a suspicious vehicle early Monday morning at San Ramon Valley Blvd. and Crow Canyon Road, which was later determined to have been stolen from an Oakland auto dealership. The driver fled, briefly dragging an officer who sustained minor injuries, according to police.READ MORE: UPDATE: Suspect In Attempted Armed Carjacking Killed In Shootout With San Jose Police
A second officer opened fire on the vehicle, and the suspect vehicle fled along Interstate Highway 680 to Santa Clara County, police said.
The Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said the California Highway Patrol took over pursuit and eventually lost the vehicle as it entered the county. Deputies located the vehicle on Stevens Creek Blvd and De Anza Blvd in Cupertino and the vehicle eventually stopped and was disabled at Foothill Blvd. in Los Altos underneath the Interstate 280 overpass.READ MORE: Marin Brewing Company Shutting Down After 3 Decades Due To Pandemic Struggles
A sheriff’s SWAT team responded and one male suspect was taken into custody without incident, the sheriff’s office said.
San Ramon police identified the suspect as 48-year-old Stockton resident Sandy Lyons. Police said Lyons was not hit by the officer’s gunfire.MORE NEWS: Queen Of The Valley Hospital Workers Stage Picket Over Pandemic Staffing, Pay Issues
No other details of the case were immediately released by San Ramon police.