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East County Crime Spree Suspect In Custody

Spring Valley CA- A man wanted in connection with a crime spree in East County is now in custody. Kevin Knight (1/12/71) was arrested around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday near a Wendy’s at the intersection of Campo Road and Spring Street in Spring Valley.

A deputy from the Rancho San Diego Sheriff’s Station responded to a call of a car burglary. When the deputy arrived, Knight ran away. The deputy caught up to Knight, but Knight resisted arrest. The deputy used a taser to gain compliance. Knight will get a checkup from a hospital then be booked into Central Jail on robbery, home invasion robbery and car theft charges.

The San Diego County Sheriff’s Office wants to thank the public and the media for their assistance with this case.

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