OAKLAND — A 30-year-old Bay Space man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail for violating his parole by possessing pistols that have been present in his Lexus throughout a murder investigation, court docket information present.
Donald Everett Parks Jr., of Oakland, was sentenced Oct. 20 by Choose Thomas Stevens, after admitting he had violated his parole. After factoring in credit score for time served and good habits credit, Parks may very well be launched inside the subsequent 20 days, court docket information present.
Parks had been out of jail barely a month when was arrested shortly after midnight on Oct. 2, in reference to the killing of 26-year-old Anthony Sneede. Sneede was fatally shot on the 7800 block of Arthur Road in Oakland, police mentioned.
Inside hours of the taking pictures, police recognized Parks’ Lexus SUV as a “suspect car” in Sneede’s killing and pursued it from Oakland to Nice Hill, the place it crashed into “a number of police autos,” in keeping with Parks’ parole violation petition. Contained in the automobile, authorities say they discovered two pistols, at the least one in every of which fired bullets of the identical caliber as shells discovered on the taking pictures scene.
After the Lexus crashed, police arrested Parks and a 29-year-old girl, after they have been launched from the hospital. The girl has been launched from jail with out fees. Police haven’t mentioned who was driving the Lexus.
Parks has not been charged in reference to Sneede’s loss of life, which stays beneath investigation, nor has he confronted fees of gun possession or involvement in a police chase. Throughout an interview with murder investigators, he each denied involvement in Sneede’s killing and claimed the weapons had been left within the Lexus by its earlier proprietor, who bought him the car simply at some point earlier, authorities mentioned.
Parks had paroled from the California Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation on Aug. 23, after serving 10 years of a 13-year jail sentence for a conviction of assault with a firearm. That stemmed from a shootout at a First Friday occasion in Uptown Oakland in February 2013, the place an unidentified gunman shot and killed 18-year-old Kiante Ty Campbell, who was a buddy of Parks, police mentioned on the time.
Parks advised police that the taking pictures began after Campbell ran into one other man and threats have been exchanged. Parks mentioned Campbell pointed a .22-caliber gun into the person’s face and tried to shoot, however the gun jammed, in keeping with testimony at Parks’ preliminary listening to.
The opposite man then fatally shot Campbell, prompting Parks to fireplace seven photographs into the group gathered in a car parking zone on Telegraph Avenue between twentieth and twenty first streets. The person who fired the deadly shot has by no means been arrested.