Carjacker brought into custody after joyride in Amazon delivery truck

FALLBROOK, Calif. (KGTV) - You could experience a delay in receiving your package from Amazon, due to a carjacking in Fallbrook on Sunday night. 

According to authorities, the suspect had barricaded a street with trash cans and began yelling at the delivery truck driver.

“The vehicle was taken at 4:19 p.m. from a neighborhood on Ridge Drive…the victim fled on foot from the yelling suspect,” San Diego sheriff's Sgt. Jeff Schmidt said.

The suspect identified as a 34 year-old Fallbrook resident, Jeffery Shoneff, took off from the scene in the Amazon delivery truck.

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"The (Amazon truck) was located at the residence of Jeffery Shoneff, where it was discovered he had been unloading (its) contents," Schmidt said.

The suspect first ran into his home, and eventually deputies negotiated him out whereupon he was arrested.

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Jeffery Shoneff was booked on suspicion of robbery and theft-related charges, the sergeant said.

No information was provided about the condition of packages on the delivery truck.

CNS contributed to this report

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