EPD police dog assists in arrest of carjacking suspects in West Oakland
Oakland Police Officers, attempting to conduct a traffic enforcement stop of a stolen vehicle, were involved in a short pursuit yesterday in West Oakland at approximately 10:20 a.m. EPD K-9 unit “Basco” and his handler Officer J. Foley assisted in the subsequent manhunt that resulted in the detainment of an unnamed 18-year old suspect. The 2013 Lexus taken in a recent carjacking was used in connection with a recent armed robbery.
The pursuit resulted in a collision and both suspects fled on foot. One suspect was quickly detained while the second suspect was arrested without incident about 11:15 a.m. After establishing a perimeter, The EPD K-9 unit and a CHP helicopter assisted OPD in the hunt. Officers were led to the suspect hiding under stairs at a residence in the 800 block of 32nd Street with help from Basco, a trained German Sheppard. Both suspects were safely taken into custody in the 3100 block of Market Street.
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Police arrest carjacking, robbery suspects in West Oakland
Two carjacking and robbery suspects were in custody Wednesday morning in West Oakland, following a car crash and brief police search.
Officers spotted the suspects at about 10:20 a.m. in the carjacked 2013 Lexus and pursued it to the area of 30th and Myrtle streets, where it crashed.
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