On July 31, at approximately 11:30 a.m. Colusa City Police were dispatched to a reported hit and run that occurred in front of Rite Aid Pharmacy, located at 1021 Bridge Street.
The suspect vehicle, a gold 2008 Honda Civic sedan, fled the store parking lot, running over a cement divider in the parking lot before traveling west onto Carson Street. The suspect car contained four occupants, was abandoned at Carson and 3rd Streets, with the occupants fled from the car.
Police located two of the car’s passengers a short distance away.
The car’s driver, Eric Jackson II, 23, of Marysville, was found two blocks away.
Police learned that Jackson and another male subject had entered Rite Aid Pharmacy and stole two televisions from a cash register counter. Upon their departure from the store, Jackson struck and adjacently parked car.
The second suspect in the search was reported seen jumping backyard fences of houses in the 200 block of Louis Lane.
The area was cordoned off and Colusa Police, with assistance from the Colusa County Sheriff’s Department and Williams Police Department, conducted a house-to-house search of the block.
The second suspect, described as a white male with short, light colored hair, eluded the search.
Jackson was arrested for burglary and booked into the Colusa County jail. Other charges, including hit and run, are pending.
The second suspects identity remains unknown but police are pursuing leads.
The remaining two passengers in the car were determined not to be involved in the theft and were released.