Velma Gallardo was filling up her car at a gas station at Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard when she says the suspect came up and attacked her.
Investigators say the suspect stole a car from a gas station at Watt Avenue and Auburn Boulevard as a man was pumping gas. From there, the suspect drove eastbound on Interstate 80 to Roseville, then turned back onto westbound I-80.
Concord police Lt. Tim Runyon says the carjacker ordered the victim at gunpoint to drive him to another location, where he forced the owner out of the car. Runyon says the carjacker tried to drive off, but gave up when he couldn’t operate the manual transmission.
Police on Tuesday identified him as Aaron Lorta, a 29-year-old gang member. He remained hospitalized in stable condition and was interviewed by detectives, according to Officer Liliana Preciado. He could face charges including carjacking, she said.
Minutes before closing time at a Roseville consignment store, Jeff Jackson says a man ran in and demanded car keys from an employee.
The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office says the women were approached by a felon from Oakland who demanded money and car keys. Instead, the women ran from Anderson Swift.
Police arrested a suspect accused of carjacking and leading cops on a dangerous high-speed chase on surface streets in West Sacramento.
A Sacramento man was arrested for reportedly carjacking a taxi driver and leading sheriff’s deputies on a chase.
Police say that a woman stole another woman’s car and forced a child inside to jump out.
Sacramento County deputies are investigating an alleged carjacking in Rio Linda that happened on Monday morning.
Police have identified a person of interest in connection with the suspected kidnapping of a 13-year-old girl and a male senior in Oakland Tuesday.
Authorities in the San Francisco Bay Area are investigating reports of a possible carjacking and child kidnapping outside a grocery store.