2 Brothers Arrested in Early Morning Crime Spree
updated: Mar 20, 2017, 1:12 PM
Source: Santa Maria Police Department
Just before five o'clock this morning Officers responded to the area of the 900 Block of W. Mariposa to the report of a stolen vehicle. While officers were investigating the stolen vehicle, a report of a robbery having occurred in the area of Depot and Boone was reported to the Santa Maria Police Department. The male victim was confronted by two suspects that demanded money. During the robbery the victim was pepper sprayed by one of the suspects and struck in the head with a handgun.
Moments later a second robbery was reported a few blocks away in the area of 400 W. Morrison. Multiple suspects confronted the female victim with a firearm and demanded money. When the suspects fled the victim was able to get the license plate of the suspect vehicle.
The vehicle involved in the robbery was the one stolen on Mariposa a short time before. Officers in the area located the suspect vehicle and stopped the car. Two brothers, Jeremy Robles (4/23/94) and Jasen Robles (12/21/95) were the occupants of the stolen vehicle. During the course of the investigation evidence was located connecting the suspects to the robberies that occurred.
Both were booked at the Santa Barbara County Jail for charges associated with the robberies and stolen vehicle.
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