It all started at 7:30 Tuesday morning near Tennant Station in Morgan Hill.
A police officer spotted a Dodge Durango that was reported stolen out of Gilroy. The driver would not stop for officers and sped off in the busy shopping center.
The officer rammed the SUV several times to stop it, and the Dodge ended up on the shopping center's sidewalk.
Officers arrested both the male driver and female passenger for possession of stolen property, among other violations.