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Chris Bashaw, Assistant Editor
1:35 pm PDT August 14, 2014

A man was charged with more than a dozen felonies at an arraignment on Thursday, Aug. 14, for a string of crimes that ended with a car collision in Malibu earlier this week.

Brian Cruz, a transient, is accused of a number of felonies committed on Monday, Aug. 11, including four counts of assault with a deadly weapon; three counts of carjacking; two counts of each first-degree burglary, second-degree robbery, criminal threats and reckless driving causing injury; as well as one count of each kidnapping and false imprisonment by violence.