Man Ordered to Stand Trial and Face Murder and Robbery Charges in the Ambush of an Armored Brinks Security Vehicle in Oakland

March 21, 2024

Oakland, CA—Alameda County District Attorney Pamela Price has filed felony charges for Murder, Robbery, Attempted Murder, and other gun-related charges against the defendant Trevon Johnson for the September 23, 2022, shooting death of one person and the robbery and attempted murder of a Brinks Security Guard. The shootings occurred during a Brinks business cash pick-up on International Blvd in East Oakland.

On March 14, 2024, after a preliminary hearing on the evidence, an Alameda County Superior Court Judge held defendant Trevon Johnson to answer to felony charges and the case to proceed to a jury trial for Murder, Robbery, Attempted Murder, Felon in Possession of a Gun and Carrying a Concealed Weapon. Prosecutors with the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office filed a felony Information alleging all charges. Defendant Johnson has been ordered to appear to face arraignment on the felony charges on March 28, 2024, at the Alameda County Superior Courthouse in Oakland.

If convicted, defendant Trevon Johnson faces up to 43 years and 8 months to life in prison.




The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office (DAO) is one of California’s largest prosecutors’ offices and is led by Alameda County’s first Black woman District Attorney Pamela Y. Price. Price brings her vision to this office to fairly administer justice in the pursuit of thriving, healthy, and safe communities for every person who steps foot in Alameda County, no matter their race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, income, or zip code. Price has been recognized as one of the most progressive prosecutors through her forward-thinking, innovative strategies to interrupt cycles of violence and crime and bring change to a criminal justice system rooted in systemic racism.

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