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Motorcyclist arrested after SW Bakersfield cop chase

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) — A motorcyclist was arrested late Wednesday after leading officers on a chase across most of southwest Bakersfield, police said.

Officers tried stopping the motorcyclist, whom they later identified as Alex Garza, for alleged traffic violations around 10:30 p.m. at Buena Vista Road and White Lane, but Garza wouldn't stop, police said.

The chase ended at Mohawk Street and California Avenue, when the Garza crashed with patrol cars, according to police.

Garza suffered minor injuries in the crash, police said.