McDonald's Manager Suspected in Robbery Arrested

Felix Jeronimo Gonzalez-Becerra, 42, who police officials say is the manager of the McDonald's in Pleasanton, has been arrested in connection with the robbery of McDonald's in San Mateo and in Pleasanton.

Felix Jeronimo Becerra-Gonzalez Photo provided by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office
Felix Jeronimo Becerra-Gonzalez Photo provided by the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office

An Oakland man has been arrested on suspicion of robbing a McDonald's in San Mateo and a McDonald's in Pleasanton. Felix Jeronimo Gonzalez-Becerra, who police say is the manager at the McDonald's at 6800 Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton, has been arrested on Sept. 2 robbery charges.

[Related story: McDonald's Robbed by Masked Gunman]

On September 2, San Mateo Police received a report of a robbery at the McDonald's located at 1234 W. Hillsdale Blvd., around 10:30 p.m., according to a statement released by San Mateo Police. 

According to police, the suspect robbed the employees in the restaurant at gunpoint, taking an undisclosed amount of money and forcing them into the freezer. The suspect fled the scene in a dark colored Chrysler PT Cruiser.        

An officer in the area spotted the suspect's vehicle as it approached the San Mateo Bridge. Police say officers stopped the vehicle, later arresting the driver, Felix Jeronimo Gonzalez-Becerra, on suspicion of armed robbery. Police recovered money, a backpack, replica handgun and a black "hoodie" sweatshirt during the arrest of Gonzalez-Becerra.

Gonzalez-Becerra was booked into the San Mateo County Jail. 

According to Pleasanton Police investigators, Gonzalez-Becerra is the manager for the McDonald’s located at 6800 Santa Rita Road in Pleasanton, which was robbed by a masked gunman on Aug. 28. While in custody at the jail, police say Gonzalez-Becerra confessed to robbing the McDonald’s in Pleasanton. Police say criminal charges against Gonzalez-Becerra will be sought with the Alameda County District Attorney's office for the Pleasanton robbery.

timothy September 10, 2013 at 09:25 PM
Idiot and illegal they say McDonalds secretly gets exempted ffrom verifying citizenship sso others looking for work don't get jobs
Robert Bosch September 10, 2013 at 09:49 PM
you rob one bean, you get the whole burrito
Chris R. September 11, 2013 at 12:58 AM
I think the McDonalds corporation she look into this ex-employee further. If he was desperate enough to rob his place of employment I'm guessing other employees that worked at that hour of the night could have knew about it. I read that he got in through drive through window which sounded impossible. I bet he's been stealing money from them the whole time he worked there.
Chris R. September 11, 2013 at 12:58 AM
Should look into employee not she.


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