Informants led Pacific Grove police to the 19-year-old Seaside man they suspect of robbing the pharmacy at Safeway and fleeing with 800 Oxycontin pills two weeks ago, and to another male they believe was involved in the crime. Cmdr. John Nyunt reported officers took Johnny Rodriguez into custody after serving a search warrant on his home last Thursday morning, and they had 20-year-old Seaside resident Cameron Ferguson arrested on the tarmac at San Jose Airport later that day.
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Arrests Made In Safeway Oxycontin Robbery
Police say they have surveillance video of John Reyes Rodriguez, from Seaside, robbing the store.
Officers also said San Jose police arrested Cameron Myles Ferguson, from Marina, last night in connection to the robbery.
Safeway Oxycontin Robbers Caught
Next time slip them sleeping pills or strong laxatives.
After being given the Oxycontin, the man left the store. He might have left the area in a late 1980s or early 1990s dark gray or black Ford Explorer, police said. The SUV was dirty, police said.
The robber was described as Latino, in his mid-20s, 5 foot 7 inches to 5 foot 9 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds. He was wearing a black baseball cap with a DC shoe logo, a blue hooded sweatshirt with white writing on the back, gray sweatpants and white shoes, police said.
Pharmacy Robbery At Safeway
Prison time for the gun toting robber. Though family & council thought he could get probation. Nah.
A tearful Niccole Tiffany said her husband’s arrest and incarceration were a blessing in disguise.
“Brennan is finally sober,” she said. “Jail has liberated our family from the prison of addiction.”
Pharmacy Robber Gets Prison
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no, won’t be passing out acid but maybe something else . . .
Suspect lived on Cypress street in New Monterey and stupid enough to be driving his getaway car into P.G. Why do you think they call it ‘dope’.
The suspect, 32-year-old Brennan Tiffany, was arrested at gunpoint in the Safeway parking lot on Forest Hill Wednesday morning, when officers in an unmarked car spotted him.
Around 10 a.m. Wednesday, a Pacific Grove detective and a detective from Marina following leads in an unmarked car fortuitously saw Tiffany’s Toyota SUV entering P.G. via Highway 68. They summoned other officers and initiated a felony stop, pulling the car over in the Safeway parking lot and drawing their guns before approaching to arrest the driver..
Pharmacy Robber Accused & Captured
A man stole two bottles of prescription medication Thursday from a Pacific Grove pharmacy at Central Avenue and 15th Street.
The man had been lingering in Central Avenue Pharmacy for about 45 minutes when at noon, he walked up to the pharmacist and demanded the medication, police said. The robber at some point threatened the pharmacist saying, “You don’t want me to take out this gun,”.
Pacific Grove Pharmacy Robbed