Suspect smashes CHP patrol car window

Authorities are looking for the person who threw a chunk of asphalt onto a California Highway Patrol car in Redwood City Wednesday,
shattering a rear window and startling the officer inside.

The incident happened at about 11:30 a.m. when CHP Officer Marco Castillo was stopped on the right shoulder of northbound state Highway 85 just north of Dana Street, CHP spokeswoman Officer Grace Castillo said. The two are not related.

The “large” piece of asphalt thrown through the left rear window was believed to have come from the Dana Street overcrossing, according to
Grace Castillo.      

She said Marco Castillo was uninjured but went off-duty after the incident.

Police believe the act was intentional after a search of the area didn't turn up any other debris, she said.

Anyone who may have witnessed the event or who has any information is asked to call the CHP Redwood City office at (650) 369-6261 ext. 337.

Bay Area NewsLocal

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

Advocates want more public notice before SF euthanizes an animal

Animal control officials say web posting proposal would eat up resources, change few outcomes

Krip-Hop Nation’s Leroy F. Moore Jr. is a born fighter

Pandemic won’t slow this artist, disability rights educator and activist

When should bars reopen?

San Francisco residents weigh in

Pier 45 warehouse goes up in flames

Four-alarm fire causes walls to collapse, threatens nearby historic ship

Court upholds California governor’s coronavirus ban on in-person church services

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld Gov. Gavin Newsom’s ban on… Continue reading

Most Read