UPDATE: MILPITAS, Calif – The Milpitas Police Department has reported the arrest of two individuals responsible for its first homicide of 2014.
According to records, “On January 14, 2014, at 10:33 P.M., Milpitas Police Department officers responded to the Executive Inn, located at 95 Dempsey Road, regarding a possible shooting”. When officers arrived they found the victim 19 year-old Jesus Ulises Granados of San Jose was shot in the face in the parking lot located at the Executive Inn.
Several suspects had been seen outside of the Hotel arguing in the parking lot, in what was being described as a loud party, when the victim got into a verbal argument with guests and was subsequently shot in the head. After a three month long investigation into the matter, on Thursday, April 24, the MPD announced the arrest of two suspects, 26-year-old Loyce Edward Weaver, and 24-year-old Robert Edward Ebertowski.
The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office has filed two charges against Weaver for PC 187, felony murder and for PC 245, assault with a deadly weapon. According to Sergeant Gene Smith with the MPD, “Charges have been filed against Ebertowski for being an accessory”. Sgt. Smith said, “As detectives began their search to apprehend the suspects, they quickly learned Weaver was already in custody in the Santa Clara County Jail for an unrelated criminal matter”. Records show that he had been arrested on March 9 on drug charges, vehicle theft, hit and run, and evading police. It was also discovered that Ebertowski was in custody as well, in the Merced County Jail. He had been arrested on March 11 for a long list of charges including various drug offenses, stolen property, taking a vehicle, and DUI.
Anyone with any information regarding this investigation is encouraged to call the Milpitas Police Department at (408) 586-2400. Information can be given anonymously by calling the Crime Tip Hotline at (408) 586-2500 or via the Milpitas Police Department website at: http://www.ci.milpitas.ca.gov/government/police/crime_tip.asp.
San Jose Mercury News: Milpitas: Two arrested in shooting death of man outside motel party