02/01/2012

Video: Calif. cops wrangle pony

A driver called for help after seeing a Shetland pony running wild on the street

WAFB

MODESTO, Calif. — Officers in Modesto, California got a crash course in horse wrangling Thursday after a loose pony led cops on a chase.

A driver called for help after seeing a Shetland pony running wild on the streets. "He kind of led us on a trot through northwest Modesto," said Sgt. Garret Crawford of the Modesto police.

Cops tried to corral the pony, but the little guy bolted, leading officers on a chase before stopping to snack on grass a few houses down the street. The homeowner, David Meldrez, hurried to his side yard after hearing the commotion.

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