Suspect Leaves Child In Car Goes On Foot Chase

A 23-year-old man is arrested after leading Moses Lake Police on a foot chase abandoning his three-year-old child in the process. It happened Monday as Michael Cera Barajas was contacted by officers as part of a drug investigation. Cera Barajas was in his vehicle when he fled through the Surf n’ Slide parking lot then tried to steal a vehicle before running again. He was taken into custody on outstanding warrants and for cocaine possession. The boy was turned over to Child Protective Services.