Suspect faces multiple vehicle code violations

A Taft man was jailed on multiple charges Thursday afternoon following a police pursuit of a dirt bike that started near the Taft City Hall and ended up in South Taft.

Cleo Hunter Jr. is charged with evading arrest, reckless driving, driving an unregistered vehicle, and driving without a license.

Hunter, 20, was finally caught in the 100 block of Wood Street after a pursuit that started near the 200 block of Kern Street and went around several city blocks before heading southbound on Second to Olive in South Taft and turning west for several blocks before it ended with Hunter's arrest.