TAHOE VISTA (CBS13) — Authorities say a man was arrested near Lake Tahoe on Tuesday after he allegedly stole a golf cart.

Placer County deputies responded to Moon Dunes Beach in Tahoe Vista that day after witnesses reported hearing people yelling that their golf cart had been stolen.

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The witnesses jumped into to help and found the golf cart parked ditched on the side of the road. The suspect was also reportedly spotted throwing about $2,400 worth of stolen golf clubs into some bushes.

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Deputies were able to catch up to the suspect – identified as 45-year-old Truckee resident William Ford – and tried talking to him, but he was allegedly evasive and resistant.

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Ford was eventually arrested and booked into Nevada County Jail. He’s facing charges of grand theft and resisting arrest, but he has since bailed out.