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Oxnard Police Car Hits Vehicle In Chase, Leading To Capture Of Driver

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2014 12:40am

A pursuit involving a stolen vehicle ended when the vehicle was struck by an Oxnard police car.

An officer on patrol at around 4 a.m. Saturday noticed a vehicle which had been reported stolen being drive on Channel Islands Boulevard, near Raider Way.  When the officer tried to stop the vehicle, the driver sped away, into the Lemonwood area of Oxnard.

The driver slowed down a few minutes later, and stopped abruptly on Beaufort Drive, where the stolen vehicle was struck by the patrol car.  Andy Franco of Oxnard was arrested without incident.  No one was hurt.

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