A 28-year-old Modesto man was arrested early Thursday, Dec. 12 after he fled from the stolen Honda he was driving.
At 12:19 a.m., Officer Adam Hall spotted the stolen Honda Accord moving westbound on Pecos Avenue near Herndon Road. Officer Hall turned around to follow the stolen car when driver Tracy Burkhart, 28, of Modesto, pulled over to the side of Herndon Road, got out of the vehicle and began to run off. Officer Hall caught Burkhart on Pecos Avenue.
Burkhart had a warrant for his arrest issued by Ceres Police. He faces new charges of possession of a stolen vehicle and grand theft auto.