Domestic Violence in Marin City – Chase and Crash

On Monday, August 18, 2014,the Marin County Sheriff’s Department received a call for a domestic violence incident in Marin City.

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, a Marin sheriff’s deputy saw the suspect driving in Marin City and a pursuit was initiated. Soon after, a California Highway Patrol officer joined the chase which continued for about a mile.

During the chase the suspect, who had a woman and 4-year-old boy inside his car, crashed into another car, lost control of his car, and crashed near Fred’s Place on Bridgeway in Sausalito. The suspect then got out of his car and fled on foot. Officers chased him onto the roof of Saylor’s where he was arrested.

Three customers at Fred’s Place attempted to jump out of the way of the suspect’s car as he crashed but one was pinned by debris until good samaritan’s were able to free him. He suffered minor injuries.

Police arrested the suspect for grand theft and domestic violence for assaulting the mother of his child on Monday night. He was also arrested for driving without a license, evading a peace officer, cruelty to a child, reckless driving, resisting arrest and committing a felony while out on bail for another felony.

If you are arrested for domestic violence, DUI or any crime, whether in Marin City, San Rafael, Novato, or Fairfax, call an experienced aggressive criminal defense attorney for help.

For more information about driving under the influence, traffic and criminal charges in Marin County and throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, or for a free consultation, call Marin County Criminal Defense Attorney John Stanko at 415-755-8899, or toll free at 1-877-204-8900.