HEMET (CNS) - A parolee who allegedly stole a truck from a car wash in Hemet, almost running the owner over in the process, was jailed today without bail.
Officers responded to a call of a stolen vehicle about 3 p.m. Monday at a car wash in the 100 block of North Inez Street, said Hemet police Lt. Eric Dickson. The victim reported almost being run over by the vehicle, a GMC truck, following the theft, he said.
Police soon spotted the truck stuck in traffic near the car wash, but he refused orders to get out of the vehicle and was "pulled out,'' Dickson said.
Ernest David Galvan, 27, of San Jacinto, continued to refuse to follow the officers' commands, spurring them to use unspecified force to arrest him, according to a police statement.
Galvan was booked at the Smith Correctional Facil