One of two gunmen who carjacked a Dominos Pizza delivery driver in Lincoln Park, then evaded police in a stolen car, pleaded guilty Monday to multiple felony charges.
Oscar Mancha, 29, pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit carjacking and robbery, evading police, robbery and being a felon in possession of a firearm. He faces a maximum of 38 years and eight months in prison when he is sentenced May 5.
Jeffrey Koza, 30, testified at an earlier hearing that he had just delivered a pizza on Solola Avenue and was walking back to his car about 10:30 p.m. Dec. 5 when he was approached by a man with a gun, who told him, “Give me all you’ve got.”
San Diego police Officer Jackilyn Lowry testified that Koza told her that he dropped his pizza bag and gave the robber his wallet.
Koza noticed there was someone else behind his car with a gun and took off running across a parking lot to get away. The victim told investigators the suspects got in his car and drove off, Lowry testified.
About 10 minutes later, National City police officers spotted the stolen car on East First Street near D Avenue. The driver sped off and crashed the stolen car a few blocks away, and both suspects ran off. A police helicopter helped officers catch Mancha, but the second suspect got away.
–City News Service
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