Armed Robbery Arrest

Release Date/Time: 6/10/2013 4:38 PM

Incident: Armed Robbery Arrest

Report #: 13-050220 & 13-050109

Date: Monday, 6/10/2013

Time: 9:05 AM

Location: Miami Ave and Paloma Ave.

Officers and detectives have continued to investigate a case involving two armed robberies to businesses on Williams Rd. which occurred last month. Previously a suspect identified as Manuel Aguilar (20) was arrested in connection with the two robberies. Today the second suspect ,who had been identified as Joe Castro (27) ,was located in the area of Miami Ave and Paloma Ave. Castro was taken into custody without incident.

Castro was transported and booked in the Monterey County jail on charges of armed robbery, conspiracy and gang enhancements. Both are known Salinas gang members.

Release Authorized by: Officer Miguel Cabrera

Telephone: (831) 758-7348