Officer Sutton spots an occupied stolen vehicle attempting to pull over and park. As he gets out to make contact with the driver, the driver takes off running leaving his female passenger in the car. During the foot chase the suspect jumps over a wooden fence. After making it over the fence Sutton spots the suspect hiding behind a pickup truck and takes him down at gunpoint. He’s arrested with multiple warrants and a bit of meth on him. Responding Officers spot the female passenger down the road and detain her, she is questioned about the stolen vehicle. She claims she was just getting a ride home from the suspect and didn’t know him or that the car was stolen. She’s charged with possession of drug paraphernalia.
|Agency||Salinas Police Department|
|Why Law Enforcement||As a child I watched COPS which inspired me. I also had 4 neighbors that were Officers and they would take me on ride alongs.|
|First Arrest||I saw a man riding his bike without a bike light at night. When I stopped him, I learned that he was on parole. I conducted a parole search and found drugs on him.|
|Best part of the job||The people I work with make this job a lot of fun.|
|Hobbies||I travel a lot and spend most of my time off seeing new places. I also have a business making custom men’s shirts and suits.|
|Favorite Quote||Work harder on yourself than you do on your job. You don’t get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour. – Jim Rohn|