SFPD Make Arrests in Armed Robbery Series (17-062)

On April 23, 2017 at approximately 11:59 PM, officers from San Francisco Police Department’s Central Station responded to the 1700 block of Stockton Street on a report of an armed robbery. While en-route to the call, dispatchers at the Department of Emergency Management broadcast descriptions of the suspects and getaway vehicle.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers located the victims, a 28 year-old male, Fresno resident and a 25 year-old female, San Francisco resident. The victims told officers the following: While walking westbound on Filbert Street towards Stockton Street, a group of males exited an SUV and surrounded them. One of the suspects produced a handgun and demanded both victims’ property. The victims were robbed of their property and the suspects fled to a waiting SUV.

Officers searching the area located and stopped an SUV matching the suspect vehicle description near Clay Street and Sansome Street. The victims were taken to the scene where they identified the vehicle and suspects involved in the robbery

The driver, Jacob Zamecnick, 20, from Vacaville and the passengers, Rodney Snell, 19, from Vacaville and Jaylen Douglas, 18, from Modesto were placed under arrest and booked at the San Francisco County jail for the following charges: carrying a loaded firearm with intent to commit a felony, possession of stolen property, robbery and conspiracy. Zamecnick was also booked for driving with a suspended license.

Three of the other subjects involved were juveniles. The juveniles, a 17 year-old male, a 17 year-old female and a 15 year-old male, all from Vacaville, were placed under arrest and booked at the Juvenile Justice Center for the following charges: carrying a loaded firearm with intent to commit a felony, possession of stolen property, robbery, conspiracy and minor in possession of a concealable firearm.

The 15 year-old male was also booked on assault for a person with force likely to produce great bodily injury after being identified as a suspect in the Richmond and Park District incidents. Several of the other suspects were also linked to the following incidents:

April 23, 2017           11:00pm         4thth Ave and Cabrillo St    Robbery with a Gun

April 23, 2017           11:19pm         4thth Ave and Cabrillo St    Attempt Robbery w/ Force

April 23, 2017           11:30pm         21st Ave and Cabrillo St      Robbery with a Gun

A firearm and multiple items belonging to victims were recovered from the vehicle.

Booking photos cannot be released at this time due to pending identification matters.

While arrests have been made, these remain open investigations. Anyone with information is asked to call the SFPD Tip Line at (415) 575-4444, or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD  You may remain anonymous.

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