A Toyota Tacoma truck was stolen in Bend yesterday morning near the 900 block of Northeast 4th Street and a few minutes later a hit and run was reported near Northeast 5th Street. Shortly after 9am, a Sheriff’s deputy spotted the vehicle on Highway 97 in Redmond. Police tried to stop the vehicle but the driver sped away. It was later spotted on Highway 97 near O’Neil Highway but the driver eluded police. He eventually abandoned the rig near the Crooked River Ranch Golf Course where the driver 24 year old Dakota Willis of Bend was found and arrested. He is jailed on numerous charges including vehicle theft, hit and run, DUII, reckless driving and other charges.