Two men suspected of the attempted abduction of a Lafayette woman as she walked to Lafayette BART from Mt. Diablo Boulevard Tuesday were stopped and detained by Pittsburg police as they were riding in a car on State Route 4 early Wednesday morning.
The men, whose names were not immediately provided, were stopped while riding in a car associated with the brazen crime. The pair have been sought by Lafayette police investigators since the incident early Tuesday morning incident and were detained in a guns-drawn, “high-risk” stop by Pittsburg police officers at approximately 4:15 a.m.
Lafayette Police Chief Benjamin Alldritt extended his thanks to colleagues in Pittsburg for their part in helping bring the case to a conclusion.
The suspect arrested after interviews Wednesday was identified as 19-year-old Jordan Andrew Wilson of Pittsburg.
In a prepared release, police said Wilson was in the vehicle stopped by Pittsburg Police in their city at approximately 4:20 a.m. After further investigation, Wilson was arrested and taken to Lafayette PD for questioning by detectives, after which he was booked into the Martinez Detention Facility on kidnapping and conspiracy charges.
He is being held in lieu of $200,000 bail.
Two suspects remain at large, police said. They ask that anyone with information on the crime contact Detective Sergeant T. Rossberg at (925) 299-3234. You can also call police dispatch at (925) 646-2441 or send a tip to the Lafayette Police Department at: 94549TIP@gmail.com