Jerry Gerald Anaya, 31, of Livingston was sentenced to three years in prison after being convicted of auto theft and resisting arrest.
On Nov. 29 in Modesto, Anaya was seen driving a gray 2003 Honda Accord that was reported stolen ten days prior.
Authorities said he went into a used car dealership, asked to test drive the vehicle and never returned.
When the patrol officer tried to perform a routine traffic stop, Anaya jumped out of the vehicle and ran.
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