SUTTER COUNTY (CBS13) — A suspected marijuana theft led to a chase with the California Highway Patrol and the Sutter County Sheriff’s Department.
A CHP officer reportedly saw a Jeep run a red light at Poole Avenue and Starr Drive. The three men inside the Jeep stopped the car shortly into the chase and ran off on foot.READ MORE: Bomb Threat At Sacramento County Jail, 50-Year-Old Man Arrested
The driver of the Jeep—37-year-old Clorenzo Griffin of Ft. Lauderdale, Florida—ran behind the Sutter County Jail, and was spotted by a sheriff’s deputy. The driver then allegedly pulled a gun on the deputy, prompting the deputy to draw his own gun and fire. The suspect wasn’t struck, but decided it was time to surrender.READ MORE: Sunday's Show Info (5/22/22)
After the shooting, Andre Dion Jamison, 39, and Rodney Stewart Rackley, 24, both of Miami, were arrested without incident.MORE NEWS: 3-Acre Fire Near Highway 12 Knocked Down
Officers found a large amount of marijuana inside the car they determined was stolen from a person in Yuba City at gunpoint.