US Marshals Service recovers wanted San Jose homicide suspect from Provo, Utah
Miguel Angel Ceja-Rodriguez
SAN JOSE — The San Jose Police Department has announced the arrest of an individual wanted in connection to the city’s 41st homicide. According to SJPD Sergeant Enrique Garcia, “Miguel Angel Ceja-Rodriguez was arrested on Thursday, December 8, 2016, in the city of Provo, Utah, by the United States Marshals Service and the Provo Police Department. Ceja-Rodriguez was booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for murder.”
San Jose Police Investigators responded to a call on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 6:36 PM in which the victim, 38-year-old Miguel Lozano Rojas, was located at the Capitol Park on the 2500 block of Bambi Lane.
Rojas was found deceased with multiple gun shot wounds. A second victim was also located. However the second victim suffered only minor non-life threatening injuries.
During the investigation into the shooting it was suspected that the victims had gotten into an argument with another male suspect, Ceja-Rodriguez. As the argument escalated, Ceja-Rodriguez took out a handgun and shot at the two victims, killing Rojas.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Bert Milliken or Detective Raul Corral of the San Jose Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 408-277-5283. Persons wishing to remain anonymous may call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (408) 947-STOP (7867).