BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -
A local grand theft auto suspect was arrested after a short vehicle and foot pursuit early Friday morning.
A Kern County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to make a vehicle enforcement stop near California Ave/ “Q” St. on a 2004 Mazda sedan which had been reported stolen at about 2:54 a.m. The driver of the car didn't yield and eventually stopped on Chester Ave. after the car became damaged from running into a center divider during the short vehicle chase.
The driver of the car, 25-year-old Garry Honest, ran from the Deputy and was taken into custody after being subdued by a K-9 Unit.
Honest was taken to Kern Medical Center where he was treated and released for a dog bite.
Honest was booked into the Kern Co Sheriff's Office Central Receiving Facility for the following open charges: grand theft auto, reckless vehicular evading, resisting arrest and possession of stolen property.
Honest also had warrants for his arrest for assault with a deadly weapon and spousal abuse