A 38-year-old Modesto man was arrested early Saturday after his suspicious driving was observed by an officer who later pulled him over and found a variety of violations.
Deamus Heath Woodward was observed at 2:31 a.m. pulling into his Chevrolet pickup into the Home Depot lot afterhours and then run a red light atop the overpass as he made a left turn onto the southbound freeway. The officer pursued the Woodward and made a stop. A knife in its sheath was on Woodward’s lap and a records check revealed he was on probation while driving on a suspended license. He was arrested and booked for possession of a controlled substance, driving on a suspended license, and a probation violation.