* Jose Juan Mares Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Run Over Victim in Fight in South San Francisco
Published by Junior Staff Writer on March 26, 2012
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A South San Francisco man who allegedly tried to run over another man during an altercation in the city earlier this month has been arrested, according to police. On March 13 at 6:10 p.m., officers responded to a report of a fight in the 100 block of North Access Road, according to South San Francisco police. During the fight, Jose Juan Mares, 36, allegedly told a 26-year-old man he was going to have him killed by gang members, police said.
The victim fled on foot and called 911. While he was on the phone, Mares allegedly tried to run over the victim with his car before fleeing the area, police said. On March 20, police detained Mares, who was positively identified by the victim. The suspect was arrested for gang-related assault with a deadly weapon and booked at San Mateo County Jail. He is being held on $50,000 bail.
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