SJ Police Arrest 2nd Suspect in Deadly Crime Spree

Police now have both people suspected in a homicide, four robberies, a high speed chase and a shootout with police.

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    Kris Sanchez
    Friends write in chalk in memory of their friends, Rory Parkpettiford, 22, who was killed in San Jose on Nov. 16, 2012.

    San Jose police made a second arrest in a high profile deadly crime spree one week after the crimes were commited.

    Police said they arrested a 15-year-old boy Friday in Concord. They say he had been on the run since last Friday when he and another man committed four separate robberies, one homicide, a shootout with San Jose police and a stand off in a San Jose neighborhood.

    A week later, police continue to investigate the complicated string of crimes that left six separate crime scenes in the span of about 90 minutes last Friday night.

    $20,000 Reward for Second SJ Homicide Suspect

    [BAY] $20,000 Reward for Second SJ Homicide Suspect
    San Jose police have increased the reward in the search for a suspect who went on a crime spree Friday night. (Air date: Nov. 19, 2012) Kris Sanchez reports.

    The crimes also included a homicide. A 22-year-old man, Rory Parkpettiford, was shot dead in his car as he was in the parking lot of a 7-Eleven on South Kieley Avenue Friday evening. Police believe he was killed in a carjacking that went bad. Parkpettiford's funeral was scheduled for Saturday, the same day police announced the final suspect had been arrested.

    Police located the suspects following one of the robberies and chased them. At the end of the chase, one of the suspects shot a San Jose police officer who suffered a minor injury. A fello

    Raw Video: SJPD, City Offer $20,000 Reward For Suspect

    [BAY] Raw Video: SJPD, City Offer $20,000 Reward For Suspect
    The reward to find a second suspect in a violent crime spree over the weekend that left one innocent man dead and an officer injured was upped on Monday to $20,000.

    w officer returned fire before the suspects retreated to a nearby neighborhood.

    They are not identifying the newly arrested suspect because he is a minor. Police aren't giving any details on what lead them to the teen in the East Bay city of Concord.

    The other suspect, Jonathan Wilbanks, 26, was arrested following the initial overnight stand off with police.
     
    Wilbanks was booked into jail for murder, two counts of attempted murder, four counts of robbery, burglary and auto theft. 

    Anyone with information regarding the above incidents are urged to contact Detective Sergeant Craig Storlie of the San Jose Police Department's Homicide Unit at (408)277-5283.  Anyone who wants to information anonymously may contact Silicon Valley Crimestoppers at (408)947-STOP(7867).

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