Marysville man carjacking suspect |

Marysville man carjacking suspect

Nevada County Sheriff’s officers placed a Marysville man in custody on suspicion of carjacking and robbery stemming from an incident that happened in Truckee last week.Jay Spade, 30, was arrested Friday at Crystal Springs after allegedly hitting Antonio Garcia, 32, of Reno, in the mouth with a semi-automatic handgun and stealing his truck at the J&L Food Mart on DonnerPass Road, according to Nevada County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Perea. The handgun was reported stolen from Sutter County.Garcia ran to the state Agricultural Inspection Station for help, where California Highway Patrol officers were notified. Meanwhile, Spade sped away in Garcia’s 1986 Nissan pickup truck westbound on Interstate 80, Perea said.CHP officers apprehended Spade at Crystal Springs and he was transported to Nevada County Jail in Nevada City. Perea said although the suspect was arrested in Placer County, he is being held in the jurisdiction of the crime – Nevada County.Spade is in jail on a no bail warrant issued by the state Department of Corrections; he was on parole after serving time for drug charges.Perea said felony charges of robbery and carjacking are pending. He also said Spade could face charges of kidnapping and committing a crime across state lines.Tahoe Forest Hospital officials said Garcia was treated and released. He apparently had two teeth knocked out by the handgun, Perea said.

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