Grand Terrace, CA: Man arrested on charges of felony carjacking.
According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, at approximately 7:57pm PT on Friday, September 25th, 2015 , deputies responded to the report of an unknown type of disturbance in the 11800 Block of Honey Hill Court in Grand Terrace, California.
Deputies learned that the victim’s boyfriend, 44 year old Charles McNeely of Grand Terrace, California, had taken her vehicle against her will.
The victim and Charles McNeely had been out together and became involved in an argument.
The 2 continued to argue as Charles McNeely drove the victim’s vehicle around Grand Terrace.
At one point, Charles McNeely pulled the vehicle to the side of the road and the victim pulled the keys from the ignition.
Charles McNeely produced a screwdriver and threatened the victim.
Out of fear, the victim jumped out of the vehicle and Charles McNeely fled the area in the vehicle.
Deputies conducted an area check and located/recovered the unoccupied vehicle a short distance away.
Further investigation led deputies to Charles McNeely’s parent’s residence in the 22600 Block of Grand Terrace Road in Grand Terrace, California, where he was located and taken into custody without incident.
Charles McNeely was transported and booked at Central Detention Center for violation of PC215- Felony Carjacking and PC186.22- Criminal Gang Enhancement.
During the investigation, it was discovered that Charles McNeely was on active P.R.C.S. release for Felony Narcotics charges out of San Bernardino County, as a result of California Assembly Bill 109.
It was also determined that he is an active North Side Redlands Gang Member.
As part of California Governor Jerry Brown’s Realignment Plan, or Assembly Bill 109, to comply with a United States Supreme Court Decision requiring the state to lower its prison population; offenders with non-violent, non-sexual and non-serious convictions will serve reduced sentences in county jails and be placed on local supervision through county Probation.
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