A Walnut Creek man was arrested in Concord early Friday morning
after a brief car chase, Concord police said.
Just before 12:30 a.m. police attempted to stop a car near Concord
Boulevard and Grant Street, according to police.
As officers approached the vehicle, the driver accelerated and a
chase started, police said.
The pursuit ended when the driver crashed into a fence on Bailey
Road more than three miles away, according to police.
The driver — and only person in the car — was arrested following
the pursuit, police said.
Police identified the man as 29-year-old James Jarrard.
He was booked at the Martinez Detention Facility. Police were not
releasing what charges the man was suspected of.