Short Pursuit

PALMDALE — Los Angeles County Sheriff’s dep­uties arrested the dri­ver of stolen vehicle fol­low­ing a brief pursuit Friday afternoon.

A deputy conducting a vehicle license plate check spotted the car reported sto­len and began to pull it over at Fifth Street East and Palm­dale Boulevard at about 1:50 p.m., Palmdale Sher­iff’s Station officials said.

A brief pursuit ensued, es­sen­tially around the block and ending back at Fifth Street East, where the driver was arrested on char­ges of driving a vehicle with­out the owner’s con­sent and possession of drug par­a­phernalia, among various other war­rants, officials said.

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