Inyo County Sheriff patch e1592365322308INYO COUNTY, CA, May 27, 2022 – On May 26, at approximately 12:20am, Inyo County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the Lone Pine Mobil for a robbery, which had just occurred. When Deputies arrived the store clerk reported a male subject walked into the store and demanded he open the cash register. The subject reached in his pocket as to grab for a gun and said “don’t make me do it.” The store clerk opened the register and the subject grabbed the cash. The subject fled on foot, and the clerk called 911.

Deputies arrived on scene and began searching for the subject as evidence was collected and video surveillance reviewed.

 Shortly after 2:00am, Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a suspicious subject in the alley behind Bonanza restaurant. Deputies responded and contacted a male subject later identified as 21 year old Anthony Lopez out of Olivehurst, CA. Lopez matched the description of the robbery suspect.

 Deputies detained Lopez for questioning. After questioning Lopez he admitted to the robbery.  No Firearm was located.

 Lopez was arrested for 211 PC, second degree robbery, and transported to the Inyo County Jail.

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