Posted: Oct 4, 2012 7:48 AM by Katie Ferber, KSBY News
A man is in jail this morning after Santa Maria police say he carjacked a man.
The victim told police a group of men attacked him in the 1200 block of North Benwiley. One was reportedly armed with a baseball bat and stole the victim's car.
A short time later a Santa Maria police officer was traveling in the area of Alvin and Railroad when he witnessed a car crash into a curb.
Police say the driver, 18-year-old David Ledesma of Santa Maria, was arrested when they realized the vehicle was stolen.
Ledesma was booked on charges of vehicle theft, assault with a deadly weapon, carjacking and driving under the influence.
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