26-year-old Jeremy Cassaro of Santa Maria was arrested Sunday afternoon.
According to reports, an officer pulled him over in the 700 block of East Main Street. Cassaro stopped momentarily and then quickly sped off.
Police followed him, and at one point, Cassaro struck a curb and got a flat tire. He still continued driving.
Police saw him throwing things from the car.
He eventually stopped in the 100 block of North Palisade Drive.
He was booked in the County Jail for reckless evading and possession of a controlled substance.