Four arrested relating to armed robbery near Old Highway 395 and Lilac Road in Bonsall

The Sheriff’s Dept. has reported that four individuals have been taken into custody in connection with an armed robbery that occurred yesterday, January 17, at about 5 p.m. in the vicinity of Old Highway 395 and Lilac Road in Bonsall.

Lt. Todd Richardson, commander of the Fallbrook Sheriff’s substation, explained what took place.

“The victim reported that he was robbed at gunpoint of a large amount of cash by a couple of acquaintances, who he knew only by their first names,” said Richardson. “Initially there were very few leads and suspect information.”

Richardson said that later in the evening, the victim re-contacted the Fallbrook substation with additional information pertaining to the suspects.

“This information led investigators to the 400 block of Twin Palm Circle in Fallbrook,” said Richardson. “Deputies were conducting a surveillance when they observed a vehicle speed from the location.”

“A short vehicle pursuit followed and two suspects were ultimately stopped and arrested on the robbery charges,” he said. “Other suspects fled on foot from the Twin Palm residence.”

Richardson said Sheriff’s ASTREA helicopter and Sheriff’s canine units responded and “two other suspects were subsequently arrested near the residence.”

“Much of the cash was recovered at the residence, also a quantity of marijuana and a handgun,” he said. “The four suspects were later booked into the Vista Detention Facility on charges of armed robbery and conspiracy to commit robbery.”

No identities have been provided by law enforcement at this time.

10 Responses to "Four arrested relating to armed robbery near Old Highway 395 and Lilac Road in Bonsall"

  1. Citizen   January 18, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    Can we get the names of the people arrested so we can know who they after they make bail……..?

  2. 2 real   January 18, 2013 at 7:13 pm

    They took the weed and the cash!

  3. Twin palm circle resident   January 19, 2013 at 1:01 am

    I heard the sirens! It was awful and scary because I really didnt know what was going on. The cops were in front of my house till about 12-1 a.m.

  4. o wow   January 19, 2013 at 8:17 am

    bad drug deal? what a waste of time for these cops, as a poor women is trying to get someone to respond to a stranger on her property trying to gain access to her home in the dark of night but instead they have all there man power out trying to catch these slime balls…. geez

  5. Joemamma   January 19, 2013 at 10:54 am

    Sounds like the "victim" sold these guys some pot then they decided to get their money back. Of course I’m just speculating until we get more info we won’t really know but that’s what I’m going with.

  6. Me   January 19, 2013 at 12:30 pm

    "bad drug deal? what a waste of time for these cops, "

    I’m happy they "wasted their time" getting these thugs off the street. Many times these kinds of slime ARE "the strangers trying to gain access to her home."

  7. Jesus's friend   January 19, 2013 at 7:07 pm

    pls friends lets not judge we’ve all done naughty dirt ball things we should welcome them with open arms when they get out and spread the love just like Jesus did

  8. @ o wow   January 20, 2013 at 1:41 pm

    The stranger trying to gain access on that night was most likely the guy running yard to yard being chased by police. Many Calls were "Someone running thru yard" "Shadow on my patio" "Someone hiding in my bushes" etc etc .. All the same guy hiding and running that night on this side of town.

  9. Proud Flbrk Res   January 20, 2013 at 1:43 pm

    And KUDOS to Fallbrook Deputies for catching all involved. Doesnt matter it took all night. What matters is that you were smart in the investigation and you caught them! Great Job!!

  10. bnasty   January 22, 2013 at 6:05 pm

    cops should be doing better things with there time


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