VICTORVILLE – Three were arrested for armed robbery including an Adelanto man, a Barstow man, and a 16-year-old boy. The robbery took place at around 10:35 a.m. on Sunday, April 15, 2018, in an undisclosed area of the parking lot in the Walmart Shopping Center located in the 14100 block of US Highway 395 in the City of Victorville.
The suspects, later identified as Demareyae Hill, 19, of Adelanto, and a 16-year-old male approached two male victims near a restaurant and asked them if they had change for a $5. “When the victim’s said they did not have change, the suspects brandished handguns and demanded the victims give them money,” said Victorville Station Spokeswoman Mara Rodriguez. “Once they had the money, the suspects ran from the scene.” Witnesses reported that the suspects left in a white Lexus Sedan which was later located on D Street near the 15 freeway. The vehicle stopped and the deputy made contact with the driver, identified as Jamonte Lewis, 19, of Barstow. All three suspects were detained without incident. During a search of the vehicle, a handgun was located.
Hill and Lewis were arrested and booked into the High Desert Detention Center for robbery. The juvenile was also arrested for robbery and was booked into the High Desert Juvenile Detention Center.
Anyone with information about this investigation is asked to contact the Victorville Police Department at (760) 241-2911. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com.
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