MONTEREY, CA – A chase between a taco truck driver and local law enforcement ended just before noon at Encina Ave. and Highway 1 in Monterey.
Multiple law enforcement agencies worked to stop the driver has he led them on a pursuit from Salinas to the Monterey Peninsula lasting more than an hour.
The truck said “Cabanas #1 Catering, Salinas, CA on the side. Salinas Police said the truck was reported stolen Thursday morning.
The driver was arrested and officers believe a female passenger is on the run. Law enforcement from California Highway Patrol, Salinas Police and Monterey Police and the Monterey County Sheriff’s Office were all involved in the chase.
Seaside Police confirm the food truck suspect’s name is Ricardo Carranza, 27, of Salinas.
Officers said the driver of a food service truck was wanted on a $1 million dollar warrant for an alleged domestic violence incident where he is accused of trying to kill his significant other by running them over with a car.
The warrant for the driver’s arrest had been filed Thursday morning, just before the pursuit began.
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