SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KION) A felon was arrested after fleeing deputies following a traffic stop.
Deputies with the Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office pulled over Andrew Perez Friday, who then fled the scene and sent them on a chase through several backyards. Perez climbed up onto to a roof and began hoping from roof to roof in an attempt to outrun the deputies.
Perez was ultimately apprehended with the help of the Santa Cruz Police Department.
Perez, a felon, was found to be in possession of a loaded firearm, body armor and high capacity magazines in a search that followed his arrest.