MILPITAS – Authorities on Monday introduced an arrest in an attempted homicide at a housing improvement in Milpitas final month.
Within the early morning hours of Nov. 24, the sufferer referred to as the Milpitas Police Division to report he had been shot at whereas driving by way of the Crossroads condominium advanced on the 400 block of Dempsey Street, stated Lt. John Torrez in a information launch.
“Responding officers found the sufferer’s automotive was struck by gunfire, however fortunately the sufferer was unhurt,” Torrez stated.
Torrez stated officers obtained safety digital camera footage of the suspect capturing on the sufferer’s automotive and loitering in the world simply previous to the capturing, however they may not instantly establish him.
Detectives adopted up on leads, performed surveillance, re-interviewed witnesses and processed proof – all of which led them to establish the suspect as Reginald Lamont Roberts Jr., 33, of Milpitas, Torrez stated.
Torrez stated detectives lastly discovered and detained Roberts on Dec. 18. A search warrant was served and detectives reportedly recovered proof linking Roberts to the capturing.
Roberts was arrested and booked into Santa Clara County jail on expenses of attempted homicide, felon in possession of a firearm and felon in possession of ammunition.
Roberts is being held with out bail on the Most important Jail in San Jose and is ready to look in court docket on Jan. 10, in accordance with on-line jail information.
Anybody with details about the attempted homicide can contact Milpitas police at 408-586-2400. These wishing to stay nameless can go away a tip at 408-586-2500 or www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/crimetip.