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Dublin: Man arrested for carjacking shortly after being released from custody for car theft

Original post made on Apr 21, 2020

A suspect has been arrested for allegedly carjacking one car and attempting to carjack a second vehicle shortly after he'd been released without bail from Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on suspicion of car theft, an ACSO spokesman said.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 11:42 AM

Comments (8)

Posted by Anonymous
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 21, 2020 at 5:09 pm

Absolutely ridiculous. That policy is a threat to public safety. Criminals don't care about making court dates. If they aren't kept in custody or minimally required to post bail, they are not held accountable and will strike again. Look at this example, within minutes of being released, he is back at it again. This will directly affect tri-valley residents as these suspects are released into our community. I've been a burglary victim before and it worries me California is getting more lenient with criminals as the years go on.

Wonder what the anti-police posters (B.A. & K.R.) would suggest for this problem?

Posted by Transparency...........
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 21, 2020 at 5:56 pm

Perhaps our new Police Chief, who I believe we are already paying for, can/will be allowed to find his way to his new desk sometime soon?

Posted by Pleasanton Parent
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Apr 21, 2020 at 6:52 pm

........but its cruel and unusual punishment to expose him to corona virus in jail.

Posted by Kathleen Ruegsegger
a resident of Vintage Hills
on Apr 21, 2020 at 7:22 pm

Anonymous, asking for oversight of a police department, by expert(s), is not anti-police. Anyway, I would like to think we could isolate people who are in jail—those with virus; those without; those requiring hospitalization. Let me also say I am sure it is not that simple, but I don’t think criminals should be released into the general population.

Posted by Michael Austin
a resident of Pleasanton Meadows
on Apr 21, 2020 at 7:33 pm

I agree, criminals should not be released into the population.
Car jacking is a violent crime.

The voting majority in California is the democratic party. The leadership that the democratic party majority elected are making these decisions to release the criminals.

That leadership, have their life's in homes behind walls, barricades and with security and law enforcement back up. The rest of us are force to fend for ourselves.

Posted by Stayinjail
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 22, 2020 at 8:44 am

Hmm, wish there was a way to get the message to our Bureaucrats in local Tri Valley City Halls, Mayors offices and Congress peoples local offices, to get them to stop these unsafe practices of releasing criminals into our tri valley neighborhoods. There is medical care in jail. For all we know these criminals are asymptomatic spreaders released to infect us!

Posted by Map
a resident of Del Prado
on Apr 22, 2020 at 8:46 am

This poor felon is obviously screaming for help that us tax paying citizens haven provided to him, we need to step up and give this felon a chance to get off his crazy merry-go-round so let’s start by releasing him again from jail but this time give him a car for his personal use, full tank of gas and a gas card plus fully insured with the promise that he never car jacks another car. Repeat offender problem solved!

Posted by Safetyfirst4us
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Apr 22, 2020 at 8:52 am

Or lets have the sheriff him drop off at Swalwells office in Castro Valley.

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