Man charged with vehicle theft.

A vehicle theft suspect was arrested in front of Parkview School about 9 a.m. Monday.

Details on the arrest are still incomplete, but California Highway Patrol and Kern County Sheriff's deputies pursued the suspect on Highway 33 in the McKittrick area, then broke off the pursuit.
Taft Police were notified that the suspect was southbound on the highway coming into Taft.

officers circulated the area, and a stolen truck was located at A Street Park.

Moments later, CHP officers, deputies and Taft Police converged on a man in the 600 block of A Street in front of the school and took him into custody.

He was placed in handcuffs and taken away in a CHP vehicle.

Check taftmidwaydriller.com for more details as they become available.