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Second Man Arrested in La Quinta Carjacking

Eddie Trent

20-year old Alex Lopez was arrested in connection with a November 27th carjacking and robbery. Photo: Image by Riverside County Sheriff's Department

Second Man Arrested in La Quinta Carjacking

CREATED Dec. 5, 2012

LA QUINTA - A second man has been arrested in connection to a carjacking  and robbery in La Quinta.

Riverside County Sheriff's investigators say 20-year -old Alex Lopez of La Quinta, along with previously arrested 21-year-old Jesus Jonathan Garcia carjacked and robbeda driver in the early morning hours of November 27th.

According to the victim, the two men were given a ride. One male, sitting in the back set, pulled a hangdun and robbed the driver of an undisclosed amount of money.   The victim was then driven to a remote desert location and released without injury.

Lopez is charged with carjacking, kidanpping and robbery.  Garcia, who was arrested the day of the incident, is charged with robbery and kidnapping.

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