Police Dog Helps Arrest Fleeing Suspect

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Stockton Police say Craig Meadows ditched this gun while running from officers.
Courtesy: Stockton Police Department


A police dog helped arrest a man in Stockton after he ran from officers.

Monday afternoon, Stockton Police tried to stop a car along Benjamin Holt Drive. The driver led officers through a nearby parking lot before stopping.


Craig Meadows was arrested thanks to a police K-9, he is facing weapons and controlled substances charges.
Courtesy: Stockton Police Department.

The driver, identified as Craig Meadows, reportedly dropped a gun magazine and took off running across nearby lanes of I-5.

The passenger in the car, Dwight McCoy was arrested for a parole violation.


Dwight McCoy was arrested for a parole violation.
Courtesy: Stockton Police Department

On the other side of I-5, officers spoke with a witness who said he saw Meadows drop a weapon into a trash can in their backyard.

A Stockton Police K-9 found Meadows hiding under a tarp in the backyard of a home. He was arrested for weapons and controlled substance charges.

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