Juvenile, Adult Arrested for Robbery in Vista - NBC 7 San Diego

Juvenile, Adult Arrested for Robbery in Vista



    Juvenile, Adult Arrested for Robbery in Vista

    San Diego County Sheriff's deputies arrested two males in connection with the armed robbery of a gas station in Vista. One of the suspects was a 16-year-old.

    According to the Sheriff's Department, the two suspects entered the Chevron at the 1500 block of S. Melrose Drive in Vista Tuesday morning and demanded cash while pointing a gun at the store clerk. They removed an undisclosed amount of cash from the register before fleeing the business.

    Drew Viramontes, 18, and another 16-year-old male were arrested several blocks away and face charges of robbery and conspiracy to commit a crime. Viramontes was also charged with committing a felony while out on bail and the juvenile suspect was charged for carrying a switchblade knife.

    A BB-style gun mocking the look of a real gun was located during a follow-up investigation by Vista authorities and the investigation is ongoing.

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