Thermal man arrested for trying to run over deputy with stolen car

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A Thermal man was arrested last week after police say he tried to run over a sheriff’s deputy with a stolen car.

David Cruz, 29, allegedly tried hitting the deputy on August 22, reports KTLA. The deputy was able to avoid being hit and escaped injury.

After being identified as a suspect, Cruz was arrested at a residence on Avenue 70 on Friday. He was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer and vehicle theft.


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