SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Police arrested five teens who allegedly committed a series of thefts and an attempted homicide Wednesday night and Thursday in San Jose.
At 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, three suspects entered the Walgreens store at 1130 Bird Ave. and stole merchandise. An employee who tried to stop them was knocked to the ground and suffered minor injuries, police said.
According to police, the suspects fled in a dark-colored Jeep with paper plates.
At 10:52 p.m., four suspects tried to enter a home in the 2500 block of Cottle Avenue. The homeowner armed himself with a gun and confronted the armed suspects in the front yard, police said.
The homeowner was shot at least once and the suspects fled in a dark-colored SUV. The homeowner was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive, police said.
At 11:05 p.m., officers received a report of multiple suspects rummaging through a vehicle a few
A Rotorua man who was “off his face on methamphetamine” when he went on a two-month shoplifting crime rampage has been jailed for 12 months.
Ralph Hohepa Pereira, 28, appeared in the Rotorua District Court today for sentencing after pleading guilty to 15 counts of dishonesty offences between May 15 and July 19.
He targeted big businesses such as Briscoes, The Warehouse, Mitre 10, Couplands, Countdown and petrol stations stealing homeware, appliances, clothing, food and petrol valued at more than $4500.
His lawyer, Kathy Jackson, told Judge Maree MacKenzie today that her client appeared on security camera footage as if he was laughing. However, she said, the reality was he was so high on methamphetamine, he didn’t know what he was doing.
She said Pereira was a significant methamphetamine user and he was stealing to fuel his habit.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Five teenage suspects have been charged in connection with a stolen car that was used in a crime spree on Saturday, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
CMPD says a Ford Escape was stolen early Saturday morning on Fairvista Drive. According to police, seven other cars were also broken into in the same neighborhood around the same time.
Around 8:00 a.m. an armed male robbed a Rite Aid, located at 3716 W. T. Harris Boulevard. The suspect fled the scene in the Ford Escape that had been stolen from Fairvista Drive. Police believe that two other suspects were inside the car.
At 12:39 p.m. officers were notified of a license plate reader hit on the stolen Ford Escape, and attempted to make a traffic stop. The SUV ran the red light at East Sugar Creek Road and
Five teenagers have been arrested after a Saturday morning crime spree ended with police pulling one suspect from a flaming car, according to Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police.
Police said the teens stole the white Ford Escape from the driveway of a home on Fairvista Drive, which is off Highland Creek Parkway in north Charlotte, between 1 a.m. and 8 a.m. Saturday.
People on five other streets in the Highland Creek neighborhood reported car break-ins during the same time frame.
Then, at 8:09 a.m., a male suspect with a gun robbed a Rite Aid on West W.T. Harris Boulevard. Police said the two employees inside the store at the time were not hurt. The suspect with the gun fled in the Ford Escape, and police believe other people were inside the car at that time.
Four and a half hours later, the Ford Escape was spotted near the intersection of The Plaza and Matheson Avenue. CMPD Officer
A car was stolen early Saturday morning around the same time that seven other crimes of breaking and entering occurred. According to police, after the crime spree, a suspect robbed a Rite Aid at 3716 W. T. Harris Blvd with a handgun.
No one was injured in the robbery at Rite Aid. The suspect and two others fled the scene in the stolen car, according to police.
Police say that the stolen vehicle used in the robbery was located by a tag reader on The Plaza at Matheson Ave. The stolen car turned onto Sugar Creek Road. and