Man Facing 15 Felonies After Alleged 2 Day Crime Spree Caught on Camera
Victor Topete, of Pittsburg, is facing 15 felonies and three misdemeanor charges, all stemming from a two-day period last June when Topete allegedly led police on multiple chases across city streets and Bay Area freeways in an ultimately failed attempt to escape. During the ordeal, which started in Pittsburg and ended in Oakland, Topete allegedly told people he believed the pursuing officers wanted to hurt him.
Judge Rebecca Hardie ordered Topete to stand trial after his preliminary hearing last October, which he attended in a wheelchair due to injuries sustained during the chase, according to a transcript.
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