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: San Leandro Community Rallies for Reform on Anniversary of Steven Taylor's Police Shooting Death
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: Lodi Parachute Center Skydiver Dies After Chute Gets Tangled on Descent
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: Saratoga Resident Displaced in 2-Alarm House Fire Sunday Morning
No other details of the case were immediately released by San Ramon police.