Armed Robbery, Gang Enhancement

Release Date/Time: 6/21/2013 10:49 PM

Incident: Armed Robbery, Gang Enhancement

Report #: 13-061014

Date: Friday, 6/21/2013

Time: 8:55 PM

Location: Alma St / 2nd Ave.

A 31-year old male was riding home on his bike when William Becerra Garcia (18), approached, pointed a gun at him and demanded the victim's wallet. The victim dropped the bike, began backing away and stalled long enough to run. Garcia took the victim's bike and rode away. The victim called in the description and direction of travel. SPD officers were in the area and immediately spotted the suspect, who sped away on the bike. Additional officers responded and saw the bike in front of a residence on Oregon St where they found the suspect as he was hiding the gun. He refused commands and was tazed. The gun was located and the suspect had a loaded magazine in his pocket. Garcia was booked into Monterey County Jail on mutiple felonies including Robbery, Unlawful Possession of a Firearm and gang enhancements.

Release Authorized by: Sheldon Bryan

Telephone: (831) 758-7250