He remains in custody on $50,000 bail, the district attorney said, and also faces deportation as an undocumented immigrant to Mexico, his country of origin.
Mr. Jimenez was arrested for possessing a stolen car, assault with a deadly weapon, felony hit and run, and resisting or obstructing a police officer. He pleaded not guilty in San Mateo County Superior Court on Nov. 2.
The district attorney's office said he has three prior convictions for felony car theft during the past eight years.
• Sandy Brundage
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