Pot shop robbed on Wible Road near Ming Avenue, three people arrested

BAKERSFIELD - Police responded to a robbery in the 1300 block of Wible Road on June 13.

Officers determined three suspects were robbing the Collective League marijuana cooperative.

Two of the suspects were identified as 36-year-old Greg Jacobs and 21-year-old Anthony St. Claire of Bakersfield. Police also said they made threats of having a firearm. The third suspect was not immediately found.

Wible Road was closed near Ming Avenue during the incident and people were evacuated from the area.

There were no injuries as a result of the incident and part of the loss, consisting of money and marijuana, was recovered.

The third suspect was identified as 47-year-old Orion Johnson and he was arrested and booked on June 20. After additional investigation, police found that Johnson was also responsible for a robbery at the CVS store on Stockdale Highway on June 10, 2013, as well as the Wells Fargo Bank on While Lane on May 4, 2013.

Police say Johnson was also linked to three additional robberies which occurred in other places in California in 2013. Detectives are working with those agencies to submit robbery charges against Johnson in those locations.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call Detective Paul Yoon at (661) 326-3511 or the Bakersfield Police Department at (661) 327-7111.


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