Boulder halts stolen car to end police chase in Bellingham

A Bellingham car thief tried to flee police by driving a Honda Civic onto a footpath Friday morning, Dec. 11, but got stopped by a large rock blocking the trailhead, according to police. The car’s owner had been eating with her family at a McDonald’s restaurant, 1914 King St ., when she saw the car, a silver ’94 Honda Civic, was missing from the parking lot.