A flurry of reckless driving by a motorist Thursday morning in Arden Arcade led to a crash into an auto dealership and the driver’s eventual arrest.
A Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department deputy noticed the driver of a Ford sport-utility vehicle at about 10 a.m. heading the wrong way on Auburn Boulevard.
The deputy , driving an unmarked Crown Victoria sheriff’s vehicle, flipped a U-turn to catch up with the SUV, which was making unsafe lane changes.
The SUV turned onto Fulton Avenue, also driving the wrong way. The speeding SUV turned onto Edison Avenue, where the driver lost control, crashing through a fence of an auto dealership and into parked cars.
The driver and a passenger fled on foot. The passenger was found in a nearby apartment complex and the driver was also spotted nearby.
The deputy identified both of them as being in the SUV. Nobody suffered injury as a result of the wild driving.
Arrested were the driver, Jeremy Macarther Hensley, 34, and passenger Joseph Daniel Guzman, 42, both of Sacramento. Hensley was arrested on suspicion of evading a peace officer, a felony, and resisting officers. He also had two outstanding misdemeanor warrants. Guzman was arrested on suspicion of resisting officers, a misdemeanor, and violation of probation, a felony.