Wanted Felon Nearly Runs Over Chico Police Officer

Sep 9, 2013 7:25 AM

A wanted felon is behind bars after trying to escape from Chico Police officers. Dustin Garcia of Chico, was spotted driving on East Avenue near Pleasant Valley High School yesterday. When Garcia pulled into a nearby parking a lot, an officer tried to approach him on foot. The suspect then sped off, nearly hitting the officer. Two Chico Police patrol vehicles were able to intervene and disable Garcia's car. Officers found a loaded gun and drugs in the vehicle. Police say Garcia resisted arrest and a K-9 was used to get him under control and take him into custody.


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