News Release News Release The City of Palo Alto
Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


Subject :

Car-Jacking Suspect Arrested
Contact : Lieutenant Sandra Brown, Palo Alto Police Department    650-329-2413
Palo Alto, CA -- On November 13, 2010, an armed carjacking occurred in the 3300 block of Park Boulevard. During this incident, the victims were robbed of their vehicle, which was subsequently pursued by East Palo Alto Police. During that pursuit, the suspect described as a Pacific Islander male, fled on foot from the vehicle. The vehicle was recovered and Detectives continued the investigation.

Detectives were able to later identify the suspect as 18 year old Poasi Toliseli who was arrested by Palo Alto Detectives at Butte Community College on February 10, 2011.  He was booked into the Santa Clara County Jail for  carjacking.