The Contra Costa County Sheriffs Office arrested a suspect wanted in connection with several armed robberies in Santa Clara County on Thursday.
The incident began at approximately 8:30 pm when a Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriff located a vehicle in the area of westbound Highway 4 near the San Marco Blvd. exit that was wanted in connection to several armed robberies in Santa Clara County.
The vehicle fled at a high rate of speed with speeds estimated at 100 mph. The driver lost control on the freeway off-ramp to Arnold Industrial Way. The car, an Infiniti Q50, rolled over several times and came to rest upside down in a parking lot on the 1700 block of Arnold Industrial Way.
The driver was removed from the vehicle as it began smoldering and was taken into custody.
According to Jimmy Lee, Contra Costa County Sheriff Spokesperson, he said the driver is not being identified at this time due to the nature of the ongoing investigation