Pinole Police Arrest Trio in Residential Burglary, Highway 4 Pursuit

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On Thursday, January 3, at 1:58 p.m., an alert citizen contacted the Pinole Police after seeing two subjects enter the backyard of a house in the 3900 block of Ponderosa Trail. As officers were setting up a perimeter, the homeowner arrived home and the suspects fled from the house and entered a silver Lexus waiting nearby.

The suspect vehicle was last seen getting onto eastbound Highway 4 from I80. An attempt to locate was broadcasted for the suspect vehicle, and a Hercules Police Officer, who happened to be in Martinez, located the suspect vehicle traveling eastbound on Highway 4 approaching Alhambra Avenue. The suspect vehicle exited on Alhambra Avenue and was involved in a single vehicle collision.

Four suspects fled from the vehicle on foot. A perimeter was set up with the assistance of the Hercules Police Department, the Martinez Police Department, and the CHP – Contra Costa. Three of the suspects were located and taken into custody. The three suspects were positively identified by Pinole Officers as being involved in the burglary. Stolen property from the burglary was identified and located inside the suspect vehicle.

The suspects were identified as John Woods, 24 years old, out of Redwood City; Jhacorieo Rooney, 25 years old, out of Oakland; and Justin Dorsey, 30 years old, out of San Francisco. All three were booked at the Martinez Detention Facility and charged with residential burglary. John Woods and Jhacorieo Rooney were also charged with violation of probation.

The fourth suspect was described as a black male in his 20’s and has not been located or identified.

Anyone with information regarding this crime or similar incidents is encouraged to call the Pinole Police Department at (510) 724-8950


11 COMMENTS

  1. Now that the Citizens, and Police have done their jobs. The important part of law enforcement/law and oder; what will the DA do as far as prosecution. Not to mention two of the subjects were already on probation. Which means they had already been convicted of a crime at least once before.

    Could be a great follow story by ECT

    • When these criminals go thru our justice system, it sure would be nice if they posted the results of trial..or judge sentencing as public information on each criminal. If a criminal is guilty of a felony then their name, criminal charges and jail sentencing time should be available to anyone for public safety reasons.

    • The three stooges! Are they related to the 3 stooges that got caught in Antioch earlier today as well? Dumb asses! Happy New Years! How would you like it if your families were victims of the crimes you commit? Triple J’s trip to jail.

  2. The three stooges! Are they related to the 3 stooges that got caught in Antioch earlier today as well? Dumb asses! Happy New Years! How would you like it if your families were victims of the crimes you committ? Triple J’s trip to jail.

  3. Sorry ass DA Becton will let these poor underprivileged, misunderstood, future Rocket Scientists out as soon as possible because the system has mistreated them.
    Becton is such a worthless piece of fecal matter and a racist to boot!
    Voters pay attention!!

    • I don’t know how this woman got to become the DA? Or maybe “DA” stands for something else …. Like “Duck’s Ass”

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