Suspect Chase Puts Schools on Lockdown, Man Captured without Pants

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Matthew Roe (Courtesy: Placer County Sheriff's Office)

Matthew Roe (Courtesy: Placer County Sheriff’s Office)


A suspect chase Tuesday morning prompted two Lincoln schools go on lock down.

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies say a man was driving recklessly near Twelve Bridges and Joiner Parkway in Lincoln. Investigators say the man, later identified as 21-year-old Justin Roe, was was exceeding the speed limit by at least 30 miles per hour.

When deputies tried to pull Roe over, investigators say he jumped out of his car and hopped the fence into Twelve Bridges Elementary.

Twelve Bridges Elementary and the nearby Twelve Bridges Middle School were locked down for 30 minutes, deputies said.

A CHP helicopter ultimately spotted Roe, without pants, along Gatehouse Lane in Rocklin.

Roe was booked into jail for resisting arrest.