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Police Bulletin Police Bulletin (July 01, 2005)

Gas station clerk robbed at gun point Gas station clerk robbed at gun point (July 01, 2005)

A gas station attendant was robbed at gunpoint at the Shell Gas Station located on Hopyard Rd. early Saturday morning, police said.

The female clerk was at the cash register when a Hispanic male entered the store at 12:53 a.m., Saturday, June 27. The male had his face covered by a bandana and wearing a hooded sweatshirt and pointed a black and silver automatic handgun at the clerk, police said. The man demanded money and the clerk gave him an undisclosed amount of money, police said. The suspect then fled southbound on Hopyard Rd. No one was injured, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late teens to early 20s, medium build and brown eyes. Contact the police department at 931-5100 with any information regarding the robbery.

Road rage results in assault Road rage results in assault (July 01, 2005)

A Pleasanton teenager was arrested Thursday, June 23 after running down a man in the Shell Gas Station on First St. in a road rage incident, according to police.

Chad Howell, 19, drove his car straight into Joseph Reyna, 23 of Tracy, striking him and throwing him to the ground, police said. Howell and Reyna had first began their argument on Vineyard Rd. when Howell had attempted to pass Reyna's vehicle, police said. When Reyna pulled into the Shell station, the argument continued and Howell first attempted to hit the passenger from Reyna's car, but narrowly missed him, according to police. Howell then exited the parking lot, made a U-turn and re-entered, where he struck Reyna, police said. Howell fled the scene, but was arrested a few minutes after the incident, police said.

Reyna received abrasions to both of his hands and left knee, but declined medical attention, police said. Howell was booked at the Santa Rita Jail for two counts of assault with a deadly weapon, police said.

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