Stolen Car Chase Arrest

A one-man crime spree that started with a burglary and escalated into a manhunt.

Posted: Jul 9, 2019 7:15 PM
Updated: Jul 9, 2019 7:15 PM

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a one man crime spree that started with a burglary... and escalated into a manhunt... good afternoon i'm debbie cobb... police say just before eight o'clock this morning, a man broke into a business at east first and sheridan avenues. they say an employee forced him out, but he stole a truck out front. investigators say two hours later he tried to break into a home on ceanothis avenue.. and then was involved in a hit and run crash at ceanothis and eaton road. ### police then spotted the stolen truck at hooker oak park off manzanita.. that's where christina vitale is live.. with the rest of the story... yes debbie i got to hooker oak park a little before 11 this morning... there was heavy police activity multiple cars and officers surrounding this area by the bushes - the green nissan pick up truck that was stolen was parked by the bushes. sergeant nick bauer with chico police said they contacted the butte county sheriff's for assistance with a k-9 officer. once the k-9 arrived on scene around 1 p.m. the suspect was almost immediately detained. action news now spoke with the owner of the truck jon ward bailey. bailey said it didn't seem like anything was stolen from his truck - just some damage to the bumper from the hit and run. sot full well i just thought he opened the seats in back he thought i probably had a weapon in their because i had a concealed carry card it wasn't in my wallet it was in the console so he rifled through i think he was looking for that thats what the officer and i kind of thought and he rifled through my tools and boxes in the back. as for*ho* the pickup was stolen in the first place, bailey, who is a contractor, told me he was on the job this morning when he left his keys in the ignition of his car. bailey said he went to open the door of the home (?) for the plumber - and in a matter of 4 minutes he looked back and his car was gone. the suspect was identified as 34 year old pawandeep sekhon he was arrested and is in custody. live in chico christina vitale action news now. chico police say "sekhon" was a parolee wanted for misdemeanor burglary. now he faces much more serious charges. ###
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