2 guys arrested after trying to run over a police officer at meadows Field.

According to the sheriff’s office. Deputies were dispatched to Meadows Field Airport to assist airport police with a burglary in progress around 6:10 p.m.

A Meadows Field police officer found suspects who allegedly forced entry into a vehicle in the airport’s long-term parking lot, according to officials. When the officer confronted them, the suspects allegedly struck the officer with the vehicle.

The suspects fled and a vehicle was found abandoned near an orchard near Highway 65 and James Road. KCSO Air 1 and K-9 units searched the orchard and located Jafet Cortes, 34, and Douglas Hutchinson, 32, according to a statement from the deputies.

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