San Leandro Police Arrest 2 In Bank Parking Lot Thefts – CBS San Francisco

SAN LEANDRO (CBS SF) – Two 19-year-olds from Contra Costa County have been arrested in connection with recent thefts in bank parking lots in San Leandro.

Police said the suspects are connected to a March 25 robbery at the Bank of America located at 1925 Marina Boulevard, in which a man smashed a car window and took a woman’s purse while she was inside her vehicle. The woman was able to provide a description of the getaway vehicle, which included a license plate number.

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After obtaining a search warrant on the vehicle and increasing patrols at shopping centers and banks, detectives they found the car in the parking lot of a Chase Bank on 1320 Fairmont Drive on the afternoon of April 5. Detectives said they found one of the suspects burglarize a parked vehicle.

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The suspects led police on a chase, which ended a mile away after the vehicle became disabled. Police arrested the driver, identified as 19-year-old Kevon Mitchel of Oakley and the passenger, identified as 19-year-old Devonyae McClay of Antioch.

A search of the vehicle yielded evidence from the Chase Bank burglary, a handgun and a 32 round magazine, police said.

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Michel and McClay were booked on charges of robbery, burglary, eluding officers and weapons violations. It was not immediately known when they would appear in court on the charges.