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Two arrested after pursuit in East Bakersfield, one car crashes into yard

Posted at 4:50 PM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 19:50:39-05

Two men were arrested Wednesday after a high-speed chase in East Bakersfield, which ended with one car crashing into a front yard.

A sheriff’s deputy was patrolling on Center and Hill Streets around 10:30 a.m. when he saw two cars driving recklessly.

The deputy caught up to the two cars and chased them to a neighborhood on Mesa Street.

One of the cars crashed into a front yard. The driver, identified as Joshua Forduice, tried to run away. He was arrested for possession of a stolen car and drug related charges.

The second driver, Alejandro Valdenegro, was arrested on drug charges.