SAN JOSE (CBS SF) – Police are searching for a man suspected in two carjackings Tuesday morning—one in Milpitas and a second in San Jose as police locked down a neighborhood looking for him.

The suspect, identified as Jarek Brown, was chased to San Jose Tuesday morning by Milpitas police after carjacking a BMW in that city.

He led officers to a south San Jose neighborhood, where he crashed in the area of Seven Trees Boulevard and Capitol Expressway at about 8:40 a.m., police spokesman Sgt. Jason Dwyer said.

He ran into a nearby neighborhood after the crash, and police told residents to shelter in place as they searched for him, Dwyer said.

However, while police were searching, Brown stole a car from the garage of a home in the 200 El Cajon Drive and drove off.

CBS 5 cameras caught the vehicle fleeing from the scene. A police motorcycle was broadsided during the pursuit, but no one was on it at the time.

KCBS’ Mike Colgan Reports:

“During our search, the suspect broke into a person’s house,” Dwyer explained. “The homeowner came out of the garage yelling for help and the officers came over. The suspect drove a Toyota Camry out of the garage and fled the scene.”

Brown is described as a white or Hispanic male about 5 foot 10 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, Dwyer said.

“He’s believed to be armed with a handgun,” Dwyer said.

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Comments (9)
  1. darlene says:

    this is the same guy that got away last week when they rolled a car coming off capitol exprway going on to Monterey hwy. they caught his brother and a girl but jerek got away. I’m surprised they havent look at his mothers house who lives right across capitol on singleton rd.

  2. Tram Anh says:

    No wonder, I saw a cop this morning when i left for work.

  3. Jamie Rebolledo says:

    his mama don’t live on singleton dumb ass
    who ever you are stop flappin yr gums

  4. Samantha Slick Back Franco says:

    i hear screaming around my apartments ahh

  5. tom says:

    They broke the law by being here, why should Donna decide which laws we obey and which ones we should not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Samantha Slick Back Franco says:

    hello everybody hope u didnt notice that they changed the video

  7. BigBertha says:

    it´´s so sad to know that Jarek Brown is still on the lose now who ever knows him they should consider speaking with him to turn himself in before he hurts someone else could be a 1 month old baby or and elderly person with a real medical problem There is a Loving GOD out there that will help him Jarek Brown needs to have faith If hes not at blame to something he will be set free have faith. You have my prayers and to all out there who are willing to pray for Jarek Brown take a moment and do so for him and his loved ones. There is plenty of help out there you just need to want it.

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