BARSTOW, Calif. – A 27-year-old Barstow man was arrested for threatening a man who was at his ex-girlfriend’s home on Wednesday.
At around 11:00 a.m. Alton Robertson went to his ex-girlfriend’s home in the 300 block of North First Street in the City of Barstow. When he got to her home he learned that there was a man inside her home. Robertson became upset and threatened his ex-girlfriend and her male companion. He said that he would “shoot up” the house if the man did not leave. The victim called the police, causing Robertson to leave. The man left the residence, Robertson saw him and confronted him with being at the home. Robertson allegedly produced a firearm during the verbal exchange. The male victim ran back to the home to call the police.
An Barstow Police officer responded to the home and made contact with the victims who provided a description of Robertson. Other officers and Detectives conducted an area search and found Robertson in his vehicle near Muriel Drive and Armory Road. The officers conducted a stop of the vehicle and arrested Robertson for criminal threats. No weapons were found inside his vehicle during the vehicle search.
Robertson was learned to be out on Post Release Community Supervision and was booked at the High Desert Detention Center and is being held without bail .
Anyone with additional information regarding this investigation may contact Officer Jose Sanchez at the Barstow Police Department (760) 256-2211. Those wishing to remain anonymous may also report criminal activity by calling the WE-Tip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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