2 men arrested after leading deputies on pursuit in stolen vehicle
SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - Two men were arrested Saturday evening in Sonoma County after they led sheriff's deputies on a pursuit in a stolen vehicle, sheriff's officials said.
At 6:15 p.m., a Sonoma County sheriff's deputy was driving south on U.S. Highway 101 near Todd Road near Rohnert Park and spotted a silver Mazda sedan that was stolen.
The deputy stopped the driver at the Golf Course Drive off-ramp.
The driver initially stopped, but then sped off east on Golf Course Drive, before turning south onto Commerce Boulevard.
According to sheriff's officials, the driver reached top speeds of about 85 mph.
When the driver tried to turn west on Rohnert Park Expressway, he lost control of the vehicle and slid into two other vehicles that were stopped at a traffic light.
The driver and a passenger of the stolen Mazda fled on foot.
The deputies did not see the collision, but witnesses pointed them in the direction that the suspects ran, sheriff's officials said.
The driver was chased down by an off-duty San Francisco police officer and was apprehended at the Raley's Towne Centre located at 101 Raley's Towne Centre, sheriff's officials said.
The driver was identified as 30-year-old Cray Hall of Ukiah, and was arrested on suspicion of possessing a stolen vehicle, hit and run with injury and evading a peace officer.
He is being held on $140,000 bail, sheriff's officials said. The passenger was caught by deputies behind the Jack in the Box restaurant located at 6299 Commerce Blvd.
He was identified as 32-year-old David Oun of Modesto, and was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest and is being held in the Sonoma County Jail on $2,500 bail.
According to sheriff's officials, one driver involved in the collision suffered minor injuries after her air bag deployed. She was treated and released from a local hospital.