By Richie Ramos

STOCKTON (CBS13) – A man was arrested after crashing into a parked car during a pursuit with police, the Stockton Police Department said on Friday.

A traffic stop due to vehicle violations was attempted on Derrick Thomas, 24, at around 2:15 p.m. in the area of E Street and East Lafayette Street in the city’s Park District, authorities said.

Thomas allegedly drove away and initiated a brief car chase that ended when he struck the parked car.

Stockton police said Thomas attempted to get away on foot but was caught a short distance away from the crash. After initially resisting arrest, Thomas was handcuffed and taken into custody.

He faces charges of resisting arrest and other traffic-related charges.


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