Garden Grove

K-9 puts the bite on suspect

A K-9 HELPED police arrest a carjacking suspect Monday morning (Shutterstock).

Garden Grove police used a K-9 to apprehend the suspect in a carjacking Monday morning.

According to Sgt. Thi Huynh of the GGPD a 35-year-old Anaheim man was arrested in the incident reported around 7 a.m. in the 11000 block of Magnolia Street (near Chapman Avenue).

Officers arriving to investigate the carjacking learned that the vehicle was taken by force and no weapon was used. Shortly after, officers located the vehicle nearby and a motor pursuit ensued. 

The suspect refused to yield and the chase ended in the area of the 800 block of Magnolia in Anaheim as officers used a pursuit intervention technique maneuver,

However, police say, the suspect refused to comply with commands to leave the vehicle. “Less lethal” means were unsuccessful. Finally, a K-9 police dog was deployed and the suspect was arrested, then taken to a hospital for medical treatment.

The investigation is still underway.


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