- January 20, 2016
- Category: Press Releases
Date Incident: 19 January 2016
Subject: Robbery Arrest
19 January 2016, at approx. 7:08 P.M., officers responded to the 300 block of Hospital Road for a reported assault and robbery which had just occurred. The female victim and male suspect knew each other and had separated.
Officers determined a verbal argument had occurred between the victim and Anthony Trujillo, a 33 year old transient. The argument was over the alleged drug use by the victim. The argument escalated and Trujillo physically attacked the victim. Following the attack, Trujillo removed over $300 from the victim’s pocket. Trujillo also punched the victim’s windshield cracking it. The victim suffered visible injuries, but refused medical attention.
Trujillo was contacted at the U.S. Post Office on South Washington Street and taken into custody without incident. The cash taken from the victim was located hidden nearby Trujillo. Trujillo was transported to the Tuolumne County Jail and booked for felony robbery.