A Taft man accused of beating his girlfriend has led deputies on a high speed chase.The suspect raced away at speeds up to 75 mph in a stolen pickup with a trailer in tow. Deputies tracked 24-year-old Jorge Sanchez Hernandez to a field near Old River and Copus roads Monday morning, but he got away and the chase began. He finally abandoned the truck after about an hour on Shallock Road and was caught.

Sean Michael Lisle