The County Sheriff’s office says a man and a woman from Clovis were arrested on multiple charges during a burglary and police chase in Clovis.
At 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday, deputies with Curry County Sheriff’s Office were called about a burglary at 1709 Prado,
Deputies were speaking to the homeowner when they noticed two vehicles driving from the property
That’s when the chase ensued, after a Monte Carlo, which was driven by 39-year-old Arthur Martinez. His car crashed after running a traffic light at Norris and Mabry Drive with Martinez getting away on foot. He was quickly caught and put into custody
At that same time, 19-year-old Jojo Padilla was driving away in a white Lincoln, which was the other suspect vehicle,. Padilla attempted to drive over a deputy, and was put in custody.
Martinez is now facing charges of possession of meth, felon in possession of a firearm, aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer, possession of stolen property, resisting, evading, obstructing an officer, and a probation violation.
Padilla is facing charges of aggravated assault upon a peace officer, and aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer.
They are both residing in the Curry County Jail. without bond.