Fairfield Teen Jailed on Suspicion of Carjacking

An 18-year-old Fairfield man was arrested Thursday after Napa County Sheriff's detectives identified him as the primary suspect in a robbery, assault and carjacking last month in American Canyon. Two others are still sought.

A Fairfield teen was arrested Thursday at his home by Napa County Sheriff's detectives who say he is the principal suspect in a violent carjacking in American Canyon last month.

Two other suspects remain at large, according to an announcement from Capt. Leroy Anderson that includes descriptions:

Summary: Sheriff’s detectives have been continuously investigating the felonious assault, robbery, and carjacking that occurred to an American Canyon juvenile on September 27th, 2012. 

Napa County Sheriff’s detectives worked alongside Fairfield Police Department investigators and developed information that Fairfield resident, Javier Eduardo Sanchez (age 18) was believed to be the primary suspect in the assault, robbery and carjacking.

Yesterday, October 18th at about 4:30 pm, Sheriff’s Detectives searched Sanchez’s residence in Fairfield, and conducted an interview with him.  Sanchez was subsequently booked him into the Napa County Detention Center for the following charges:

215 PC: Carjacking

211 PC: Armed Robbery

245 (A)(2): Assault with a Deadly Weapon-Firearm

243 (D): Assault Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury

There were two other suspects involved in the assault, robbery and carjacking. They are both described as black males, approximately 5’8”, thin builds, with shoulder length, braided hair. Both suspects displayed black revolver handguns during the crime.

If you have any information regarding this assault and robbery or can assist in identifying these outstanding suspects please contact the Sheriff’s Office by contacting: Detective Chris Pacheco at 707 312-1876, or the Investigations Bureau at 707 253-4591.

Source: Napa County Sheriff's Department. Arrest information does not indicate a conviction.


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