Jeffery Smith Arrested After Redwood City Police Officer Carmine Galotta Saw Him Rob Elderly Woman

Published by on December 27, 2012

Scroll to the bottom to view and make comments

A man was arrested after he allegedly robbed a woman right in front of a Redwood City patrol officer on Christmas, according to police. Police Officer Carmine Galotta was patrolling near Virginia Avenue and Anamor Street when he saw the suspect rob a 65-year-old woman at 12:22 p.m., police said. The woman had been walking on Virginia Avenue when the suspect grabbed her by the arm and took a shopping bag out of her hands.

Galotta attempted to stop the suspect, but he got into a nearby vehicle, which sped away, police said. The officer followed the car until it crashed into a parked vehicle on Hampton Avenue. The suspected, identified as 42-year-old transient Jeffery Smith, was arrested. He was found with the woman’s money and possessions, which were returned to her, police said. Smith was booked into San Mateo County Jail on suspicion of robbery and a parole violation, police said.

Copyright © 2012 by Bay City News, Inc. — Republication, Rebroadcast or any other Reuse without the express written consent of Bay City News, Inc. is prohibited.

Comment Advisement We welcome your thoughts, but for the sake of all readers, please refrain from the use of obscenities, personal attacks or racial slurs. All comments are subject to our terms of service and may be removed. Repeat offenders may lose commenting privileges.

Install the ratings plugin

add your comment add this to delicious add this to digg share this on facebook Stumble this item
Tagged with: , , ,

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

1 onview_300X250 copy
pinksliploan add copy


SOCIALISE WITH US:     Fugitive Watch on YouTube   ·   Twitter   ·   Facebook   ·