Male Arrested for Attempted Robbery Murphy’s Park
Originally published as a Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office Facebook post –
“On June 30th, 2021 at about 4:15 PM deputies were dispatched to the Murphy’s Park for a report of a male subject harassing a group of children ranging in age from 10-12 years old. Upon arrival, deputies initiated an investigation that consisted of interviewing the victim and several witnesses.
Deputies learned a male suspect walked up to a group of children, produced a knife from his pocket, and demanded money. The children denied having any money and walked away from the suspect. The victim notified their parents who subsequently activated 911.
While checking the area deputies located suspect Steven Mathew Pitsford (22 years of age from West Point) near the gazebo in Murphy’s Park. Pitsford was taken into custody without incident.
Pitsford was transported and booked into the Calaveras County Jail on a charge of 664/211 PC- Attempted Robbery (Felony), 273(A)PC- Willful Cruelty to a Child that could result in possible injury or death (Felony) and 417(A)(1) PC- Exhibit Deadly Weapon (Misdemeanor) and a Warrant issued from the Superior Court of Calaveras County listing charges of 242pc Battery (Misdemeanor).
Steven Mathew Pitsford is being held with a bail of $75,000.00.”
Male Arrested for Attempted Robbery Murphy’s Park was last modified: January 5th, 2023 by