September 23, 2023

CASTRO VALLEY – An 18-year-old Oakland man and three male juveniles had been arrested in reference to a carjacking and automobile pursuit Sunday night time in Castro Valley, in accordance with authorities.

The sufferer was sitting inside his 2007 BMW M3 within the 25000 block of Crestfield Circle round 8:45 p.m. when three of the suspects approached him, brandished a firearm and demanded his automotive, the Alameda County Sheriff’s Workplace stated in a information launch.

Fearing for his security, the sufferer relinquished his automotive to the suspects, in accordance with authorities.

Deputies positioned and tried to cease the BMW close to a hundred and fifth Avenue and Edes Avenue in Oakland. The sheriff’s workplace stated the motive force didn’t yield and fled northbound on a hundred and fifth Avenue.

Deputies pursued the suspects a bit of over 5 miles earlier than handing the chase off to an Oakland police helicopter.

The suspects “continued to drive at a excessive charge of pace” and eventually crashed into an unoccupied parked automobile on fiftieth Avenue close to Bancroft Avenue, in accordance with authorities.

With assist from the helicopter crew, deputies positioned and arrested the three suspects, in addition to a “fourth associated topic,” the sheriff’s workplace stated. Deputies additionally found a 9mm handgun wrapped in a sweatshirt and hidden beneath a automobile the place the suspects had been discovered. The firearm had been registered as stolen in Oakland.