Location: 21024 Ave 152

Incident Date: 5-31-15

Incident Time: 0930

Case Number: 15-6802

Victim: Stage Stop Mini Mart

City: Porterville

Posted by: Media Relations

Detectives from the South County Investigations Unit made two arrests during their investigations of this case.  Both suspects were arrested and booked at the Porterville Substation.

Suspect #1: Augustine Garcia, 34 yrs old, Porterville  Charges: 211 PC

Suspect #2: Leighann Johnson, 26 yrs old, Porterville  Charges:  182(a)(1) PC- Conspiracy, 211 PC- Robbery. 

On 05-31-2015 at 0924 hours, Deputies were dispatched to the 21000 block of Avenue 152, Porterville regarding a robbery. Upon arrival, Deputies were advised the suspect fled the area with an undetermined amount of money.

The case is still currently under investigation. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Det. Justin Pipkin or Sgt. John Dow of the Sheriff’s Departments @ (559) 782-9675 or (800) 808-0488 or may send your information anonymously through the Sheriff’s TipNow program:
Text or voicemail: 559-725-4194 or E-mail: tcso@tipnow.com.