A carjacking suspect on parole was taken into custody by El Cajon Police Division officers after a quick pursuit and standoff on an outbuilding’s roof, police stated Tuesday.
At round 12:44 a.m. Monday, officers obtained an alert from a license plate reader a couple of car taken throughout a carjacking in San Diego that was now in El Cajon, ECPD stated on X, previously Twitter.
Officers positioned the car and tried to make a visitors cease, however the driver fled, police stated.
After a brief car pursuit, the motive force deserted the car within the 1200 block of Washington Place and took off on foot, based on police.
The driving force was positioned on the roof of a close-by outbuilding by a San Diego County Sheriff’s Division helicopter. After a quick standoff with officers, together with two K9 groups, the suspect was safely taken into custody, police stated.
Officers positioned a loaded unregistered handgun the suspect allegedly tried to eliminate whereas working from the carjacked car, based on police.
The suspect was recognized as Lorenzo Rubio, a 26-year-old San Diego resident. Rubio has a prolonged arrest historical past, is on lively parole, and in addition had an lively warrant for car theft, police stated.
SDPD was notified and might be conducting the carjacking investigation.
Anybody with details about the carjacking was requested to contact the ECPD at 619-579-3311 or the Crime Stoppers tip line at 888-580-8477.
–Metropolis Information Service