Marijuana Residue, Mud, and Replica Handgun Get Three Arrested for Conspiracy to Commit Robbery

Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department press release:

On 10-22-2014 at approximately 7:00 AM, Deputies from the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a reported suspicious vehicle parked blocking a dirt driveway in the 9000 block of Colony Drive in Redwood Valley, California.

The vehicle was described as a white “Tahoe” and a partial license plate was provided.

Due to recent past home invasion robberies, and other suspicious incidents in Redwood Valley, a high priority was given to this call.  All on-duty Sheriff’s Office patrol personnel responded to the area in search of the vehicle.

While checking the area, Deputies located the described vehicle in the 9500 block of East Road.

The occupants of the vehicle were identified as being James Molina Rodriguez Jr. (Hayward, Ca) , Haskell Ray Story Jr. (San Leandro, Ca) and Angelo John Pacheco (San Leandro, Ca).

Two of the occupants were wearing camouflage clothing and all three occupants were found to have marijuana residue on their clothing as well as mud on their pants and shoes.

A search of the inside of the vehicle turned up a replica handgun with an attached laser sight, a small amount of methamphetamine, tools used for breaking into buildings or cutting marijuana and a large amount of marijuana residue.

Due to the totality of the circumstances and information obtained during the investigation, all three occupants were arrested for conspiracy to commit robbery, possession of a controlled substances, and being under the influence of a controlled substance.

Anyone with additional information regarding any potential robbery or burglary in Redwood Valley or the Ukiah Valley is urged to contact the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center at 707-463-4086, as this investigation is ongoing.

Suspect #1:
Name: James Molina  Rodriguez Jr
Age: 41
City/State: Hayward, Ca

Suspect #2:
Name: Angelo John Pacheco
Age: 37
City/State: San Leandro, Ca

Suspect #3:
Name: Haskell Ray Story Jr
Age: 45
City/State: San Leandro, Ca


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