A road rage incident involving the drivers of two sports cars chasing a third driver in a police parking lot led to two drivers being booked on several felonies after weapons and drugs were discovered, Colma police said Thursday.
Police responded to the road rage incident Monday at around 5:50 p.m. and saw a 29-year-old man driving a black Dodge Challenger and a 43-year-old man driving a white BMW 328i chasing a silver Chevrolet truck in the parking lot.
Press Release - Accident investigation at PD leads to search warrant and arrests for 3 #SanJose residents for charges including Assault with a Deadly Weapon, Possession of Narcotics with Intent to Sell, Illegal Weapons, and Possession of Stolen Vehicles. https://t.co/sBJBvzFUOt pic.twitter.com/a9CJyaEpJJ— Colma Police Department (@ColmaPD) April 27, 2023
Police found that the Dodge was a stolen car with false license plates. The driver, a San Jose resident, was arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail on charges of assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a stolen vehicle and conspiracy to commit a felony.
The BMW driver was also arrested and booked into the San Mateo County Jail for possession of narcotics with intent to sell, assault with a deadly weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, conspiracy and additional narcotics and weapons charges.
Both men remain in custody.
Police found further information that more weapons and drugs could be located at a San Jose home and served a search warrant on a residence on College Drive between Fruitdale and Leigh avenues.
Officers found nine more weapons, more than three pounds of methamphetamines and recovered a stolen motorcycle from the home.
A 38-year-old man was then arrested and booked into Santa Clara County Jail for possession of narcotics with intent to sell, being a felon in possession of a firearm, committing a felony while on bail and other narcotics and weapons violations.
The investigations into these incidents are ongoing, Colma police said.
Garrett Leahy can be reached at [email protected]