Police nab three of ‘Gilroy’s Most Wanted’

Police nab three of 'Gilroy's Most Wanted'

The Gilroy Police Department this week arrested three suspects
featured in the Dispatch’s ‘Gilroy’s Most Wanted.’
The Gilroy Police Department this week arrested three suspects featured in the Dispatch’s “Gilroy’s Most Wanted.”

Police arrested Jose Corona-Abad, 18, for assault with a deadly weapon, exhibiting a deadly weapon and attempted second-degree robbery, according to the GPD.

Abad turned himself in at the Gilroy Police Department, GPD Officer Amanda Stanford said.

The GPD also arrested Gabriel Ruiz, 30, for for possession of a controlled substance, battery and use of controlled substance, according to the report. Ruiz was wanted for possession methamphetamine.

Ali Malik, 29, was arrested for driving with privileges suspended and expired registration.

On Dec. 21, 2010, Corona-Abad and a 17-year-old suspect approached a man and his two young children on Southgate Court, brandished a knife and demanded money, according to the GPD.

They threatened to stab the man and his children if he refused, according to the GPD.

The victim was able to keep the suspects from stabbing him or his children, and the suspects fled upon police arrival, according to the GPD.

On December 31, the GPD’s Anti-Crime Team arrested the 17-year-old suspect for his role in the incident. He was booked into the Santa Clara County Juvenile Hall for gang-related attempted robbery, assault with a deadly weapon and brandishing of a deadly weapon.

The Dispatch’s “Gilroy’s Most Wanted” section makes information from local law enforcement agencies available as a public service.

To view Gilroy’s Most Wanted, click here.

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