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Walnut Creek Police Department
Tuesday January 15th, 2019 :: 09:32 a.m. PST


Attempt Assault with a Deadly Weapon Arrest on 1-15-19


LOCATION: Lacassie Avenue, Walnut Creek – Buskirk Avenue, Pleasant Hill

CRIME DESCRIPTION / CODE: Attempted Assault with a deadly weapon - PC 664/245, Driving recklessly while evading a police officer – 2800.2 VC

SUSPECT: Francisco Lima (3-14-72)


On 01-15-19 at 0257 hrs, a U-Haul rental truck driven recklessly by Francisco Lima collided with an unoccupied Walnut Creek PD patrol vehicle as it was parked on the 1800 block of Lacassie Ave. A nearby officer on foot had to quickly move away from the patrol vehicle to avoid being struck by the rental truck. WCPD officers pursued the truck as it drove recklessly north to the 2300 block of Buskirk Avenue in Pleasant Hill. An approximately three hour standoff ensued in which Lima remained inside the U-Haul truck and did not obey officers’ commands. Ultimately at 0806 hrs, Lima exited his vehicle and WCPD and Pleasant Hill PD officers took him into custody without issue.

Lima was transported to the Martinez Detention Facility where he was booked on the above charges

Walnut Creek Police Department
1666 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 925-943-5844

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