Would-Be Marijuana Develop Thief Captured, Beaten In Eastern Contra Costa County


CONTRA COSTA COUNTY (CBS SF) — An try to steal marijuana from an illegal develop operation in the Knightsen location of Contra Costa County turned violent Saturday right after 1 of the would-be robbers was captured, bound and beaten, according to sheriff’s deputies.

About 7:30 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to reports of a shooting in the 7000 block of Holland Tract Road.

They searched the location but discovered no gunshot victims or proof of a shooting. Then about a half hour later, dispatchers got a get in touch with from a man saying he was hiding in the bushes, and that a pal in the location may well have been shot.

A sheriff’s helicopter ultimately discovered the two males, and a SWAT automobile was deployed to rescue them. Deputies say they had been apparently attempting to steal marijuana when they had been confronted by “several unknown males.”

A single of the males had been captured, bound and severely beaten. The other suffered minor injuries. They had been each transported to a hospital but neither person suffered gunshot wounds.

The males accountable for the beating had been in no way situated, but investigators determined the marijuana develop to be illegal. It has considering the fact that been eradicated, according to the sheriff’s workplace.



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