Spurned murder parolee, 81, held in Half Moon Bay

Posted on March 15, 2012. Filed under: Parole, Prisons |

Ellen Huet, SFgate.com

An 81-year-old Half Moon Bay man on parole for murder didn’t respond well to running into a woman who had spurned his marriage proposal a year earlier, authorities said Tuesday.

Clyde Wilson Streets, 81, was arrested March 1 on Bloom Lane after he asked a friend where he could find a gun. Investigators fear he was scheming to shoot the woman, said Lt. Larry Schumaker, spokesman for the San Mateo County sheriff.

Streets proposed to the woman about a year ago, Schumaker said. She said no.

When Streets ran into her again, he became agitated, asked a mutual friend where he might be able to find a gun and implied he might shoot the woman, Schumaker said. The friend went to police.

Streets was convicted of murder in Plumas County, though Schumaker didn’t know when. As a paroled felon, Streets cannot carry a firearm, and his alleged inquiry was enough to get him arrested on suspicion of violating parole, Schumaker said. He is still in custody.

Advertisements

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...

%d bloggers like this: