GREENBRAE (KPIX 5) — Police said a man arrested for two carjackings in the North Bay was a Boston bombing sympathizer intent on reaching the Russian consulate in San Francisco. But his plan to seek asylum at the consulate came to a screeching halt.
According to police, 30-year old Jeffrey Boyce carjacked a BMW station wagon at gunpoint in Rohnert Park Monday afternoon.READ MORE: Smash-And-Grab Thieves Hit San Jose Eastridge Mall Jewelry Store; 5 Sought
Authorities said the suspect ordered the victim to drive to a nearby church and to a shopping center. Boyce then got out of the car and pulled several rifles from a truck he drove to the parking lot before the carjacking, placing them in the victim’s car. The victim was able to escape.
Around 6:50 p.m. Monday, the Central Marin Police Authority received a call of a man who walked up to a woman’s truck, demanding her vehicle at the Bon Air shopping center in Greenbrae.