11-408 DATE / TIME:
Thursday, January 17th 2013 VICTIM:
57-year-old resident of Sunnyvale SUSPECT:
RAMIRO PRESA LOZARES - 44-year-old resident of Sunnyvale
On January 16, 2013, Santa Clara Police officers met with Customs and Border Protection Agents at the San Francisco International Airport and arrested Ramiro Lozares without incident for felony hit and run. Lozares has been in the Phililppines for the past two years.
On January 12, 2011, Ramiro Lozares collided with a motorcyclist on Scott Blvd. in the area of Olcott St., and then fled. Soon after, Santa Clara Police officers located Ramiro Lozares and arrested him for hit and run. The victim later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries. Lozares fled to the Phililppines and did not appear in court for his second court appearance. The honorable Jerome Nadler from Santa Clara County Superior Court issued a one million dollar bench warrant for Lozares arrest.
Release prepared by:
Lieutenant Kurt Clarke