Pursuit Ends in 4 Arrests after Retail Theft Getaway Driver Hits Employee

Four California Bay Area adults were arrested Friday afternoon in connection with a theft at Napa’s Marshalls and a subsequent pursuit that ended in Vallejo, police say.

The Napa Police Department received word at 2:40 p.m. that a theft was taking place at the Marshalls on Soscol Avenue. A loss prevention officer saw two men fill bags with shoes, police said.

The officer followed the men. Police say Vallejo resident Bryant Keith Monroe, 43, headed outside with the merchandise and Fairfield resident Eric Lashaun Brown, 35, walked off in a different direction in the store. Brown was later found in the store and arrested on suspicion of felony assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy, grand theft and robbery charges, according to police and jail records.

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The loss prevention officer yelled at Monroe, who got in the passenger seat of a Chevy Tahoe, police say. Vallejo resident Scott Ernest Madison, 35, was driving the vehicle and struck the officer with the car and drove away, police say. The officer did not need medical attention… Napa Valley Register

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