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Suspects in San Jose carjacking arrested after crash in Pleasanton

Trio led officers on chase up I-680, SJPD says

Three people accused of carjacking a vehicle in San Jose led multiple law enforcement agencies on a pursuit on the freeway until ultimately crashing in Pleasanton and getting arrested earlier this week.

The incident unfolded just before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when a carjacking was reported in the 4000 block of Avignon Lane in San Jose, according to Sgt. Enrique Garcia of the San Jose Police Department.

"Three suspects assaulted an adult male victim and fled in the victim’s vehicle," Garcia said. The vehicle was later located by San Jose police officers but the driver allegedly fled on northbound Interstate 680.

SJPD officers pursued the vehicle, with California Highway Patrol officers providing assistance, according to Garcia.

The vehicle would eventually crash at the Bernal Avenue exit in Pleasanton, and the occupants fled on foot, according to Garcia. Pleasanton police officers assisted in the search -- which included aerial support from the SJPD "AIR 3" unit.

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The three suspects were apprehended, and one handgun was located, according to Garcia. The arrestees, whose names were not released, were described as two men and one male juvenile.

They were booked into Santa Clara County Jail and Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall, Garcia said.

Pleasanton police officials confirmed the department assisted in the incident, but deferred comment on case specifics to SJPD.

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Suspects in San Jose carjacking arrested after crash in Pleasanton

Trio led officers on chase up I-680, SJPD says

by / Pleasanton Weekly

Uploaded: Fri, Jun 26, 2020, 1:29 pm
Updated: Sun, Jun 28, 2020, 4:40 pm

Three people accused of carjacking a vehicle in San Jose led multiple law enforcement agencies on a pursuit on the freeway until ultimately crashing in Pleasanton and getting arrested earlier this week.

The incident unfolded just before 12:30 a.m. Wednesday when a carjacking was reported in the 4000 block of Avignon Lane in San Jose, according to Sgt. Enrique Garcia of the San Jose Police Department.

"Three suspects assaulted an adult male victim and fled in the victim’s vehicle," Garcia said. The vehicle was later located by San Jose police officers but the driver allegedly fled on northbound Interstate 680.

SJPD officers pursued the vehicle, with California Highway Patrol officers providing assistance, according to Garcia.

The vehicle would eventually crash at the Bernal Avenue exit in Pleasanton, and the occupants fled on foot, according to Garcia. Pleasanton police officers assisted in the search -- which included aerial support from the SJPD "AIR 3" unit.

The three suspects were apprehended, and one handgun was located, according to Garcia. The arrestees, whose names were not released, were described as two men and one male juvenile.

They were booked into Santa Clara County Jail and Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall, Garcia said.

Pleasanton police officials confirmed the department assisted in the incident, but deferred comment on case specifics to SJPD.

Comments

Jo
Parkside
on Jun 26, 2020 at 1:40 pm
Jo, Parkside
on Jun 26, 2020 at 1:40 pm
17 people like this

This is exactly why guns are drawn on stolen cars... dont complain about it.


Olorin
Val Vista
on Jun 26, 2020 at 3:13 pm
Olorin, Val Vista
on Jun 26, 2020 at 3:13 pm
16 people like this

Who could possibly complain? All of those people who know so much about policing since they had a Police Science class at Chabot Junior College and now want to FIX the police? Ya, that is sarcasm!


Idrownkittens
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:31 pm
Idrownkittens , Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2020 at 4:31 pm
28 people like this

This is outrageous that the police chased these poor misunderstood violent armed criminals. This was clearly an example where a social worker could have intervened and saved these poor souls from being mistreated by the overly aggressive police tactics. They’ll probably have PTSD for the rest of their lives. Police reform now!


FrequentWalkerMiles
Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:36 pm
FrequentWalkerMiles, Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jun 26, 2020 at 5:36 pm
12 people like this

Will the perps be included in future dubious stats used to accuse the police of targeting underrepresented minority groups if the perps turn out to be not white or East Asian?


Pleasanton Parent
Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 26, 2020 at 8:14 pm
Pleasanton Parent , Pleasanton Meadows
on Jun 26, 2020 at 8:14 pm
6 people like this

We should let them go, it would be a shame if they got covid.

Or maybe they were protesting.


Mike
Val Vista
on Jun 29, 2020 at 12:30 pm
Mike, Val Vista
on Jun 29, 2020 at 12:30 pm
2 people like this

I see some really dumb statements about cops pulling guns on people in the comments of this article. There hasn't been a single protestor saying that cops should not pull guns on violent offenders. The protestors are against people being shot in the back by cops. [removed] Also the 1st amendment allows people to assemble and address their grievances against the government. Your inability to separate protestors from criminals using the cover of protest to conduct crimes is another tell that our school systems are failing to teach critical thinking!


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