Release Date/Time: 6/24/2013 12:51 PM
Incident: Armed Robbery Arrest, Gang Enhancement
Report #: 13-061014
Date: Friday, 6/21/2013
Time: 8:55 PM
Location: Alma Ave and 2nd Ave.
Officers responded to an armed robbery at Alma Ave at 2nd. The victim (31) told officers he was riding his bike near Alma Ave at 2nd Ave when he was confronted by William Becerra Garcia (18) who brandished a handgun at the victim and demanded his wallet. The victim fearing for his safety, dropped the bike, ran away to seek safety and called police.
Responding officers received the information and immediately attempted to locate the fleeing suspect. Garcia was located on Oregon St a short time later as the suspect attempted to conceal the firearm, which was later located. In addition, Garcia was found in possession of ammunition.
Garcia was positively identified. Garcia is a known gang member. He was later transported to county jail and booked on charges of armed robbery and gang enhancements.
Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera
Telephone: (831) 758-7348