SAPD: Man takes driver's wallet, critically injured in crash

Jacob Garza arrested nearly four months later


SAN ANTONIO – You could call it a bad case of karma for a 21-year-old man.

San Antonio police said Jacob Garza, 21, rear-ended a 67-year-old man's car in October as he was approaching the Interstate 35/McCullough exit.

According to an arrest affidavit, James Kezar told police that he and Garza got into an argument. When Kezar went to get his cell phone out of his car, Garza grabbed his wallet and took off.

Moments later, Garza ran a red light and crashed into an 18-wheeler at I-35 North at West Theo.

Garza had to be extracted from his car and was critically injured.

Police found Kezar's wallet in Garza's vehicle, the affidavit said.

Garza was recently arrested and charged with theft from person/elderly individual.