Man accused of making an attempt to kidnap Uber passenger
PITTSBURG – A Pittsburg man has been charged with tried kidnapping after authorities mentioned he adopted an individual’s Uber journey to a BART station final weekend and tried to get them up in a automobile he was driving.
Chavez Yarbrough, 30, has additionally been charged with possession of a firearm in addition to minor theft, possession of methamphetamine and possession of a smoking gadget, the spokesperson for the district lawyer’s workplace mentioned. Contra Costa, Scott Alonso.
The costs stem from a gathering on March 6 through which the sufferer, a girl whose age was not disclosed, left her secret residence to go to the Pittsburg / Bay Level BART station. She known as an Uber to select her up.
On leaving, authorities mentioned Yarbrough supplied to go to the prepare station which she refused. After the Uber picked her up, Yarbrough bought right into a automobile and adopted her, authorities mentioned.
Yarbrough is accused of following her on an entry street after the Uber driver drops her off on the station. Authorities mentioned he tried to get her into his automobile, then bought out of the automobile after she refused.
After getting out of the automobile, Yarbrough grabbed her by the arm and tried to drive her into the automobile, authorities mentioned. When this occurred, authorities mentioned, the sufferer’s pockets fell from his purse and Yarbrough picked it up.
The sufferer fled the scene to a close-by purchasing heart and known as police, authorities mentioned. Yarbrough left the scene after police known as, and BART police arrested him the subsequent day when he confirmed up on the sufferer’s residence whereas police have been monitoring him.
Police searched his automobile and mentioned they discovered a gun and methamphetamine, authorities mentioned.