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LAPD VIDEO: Three Suspects Wanted in Armed Takeover Robbery of Medical Marijuana Clinic

Los Angeles: Three suspects are being sought after an armed robbery and shooting that left a security guard injured.

On July 17, 2012, around 11 a.m., 25-year-old Cornell White and two unidentified male Blacks, walked into a medical marijuana clinic in the 1300 block of West Olympic Blvd. White, who had frequented the business previously, contacted the security guard and signed in to enter the clinic. While White distracted the security guard his two accomplices attacked him and wrestled him to the ground.

White and one of the suspects proceeded to ransack the clinic taking money and marijuana as the third suspect held the security guard on the ground at gunpoint. All three suspects escaped through the back door of the clinic.

The security guard chased after the trio and was shot by one of the suspects as he neared the corner of 11th Street and Albany Street. The suspects entered a 1985 two-door Toyota Celica and drove off with White behind the wheel.

The security guard, a 34-year-old male Hispanic, was transported to a local hospital for treatment. He was admitted and listed in stable condition.

Detectives were able to identify White, who frequented the clinic. Hours after the robbery, they also found the getaway car and arrested the getaway driver; 28 year-old Brandon Mabson-Martin. He was booked for Robbery and later released after posting a $150,000 bail. White and the two other accomplices remain unidentified and at large.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Rampart Area Gang Detectives, Detective Ross Nemeroff at (213) 484-3663, or Detective Carlos Garcia at
(213) 484-3631. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477). Tipsters may also contact Crime Stoppers by texting to phone number 274637 (C-R-I-M-E-S on most keypads) with a cell phone. All text messages should begin with the letters “LAPD.” Tipsters may also go to LAPDOnline.org, click on “webtips” and follow the prompts.

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3 Responses to LAPD VIDEO: Three Suspects Wanted in Armed Takeover Robbery of Medical Marijuana Clinic

  1. Slick Reply

    August 4, 2012 at 7:49 am

    How stupid can a robber be ? just watch this cat white.. should give you a clue.. he sure dosn’t have a clue lol hope he like men cuz he’s going to be staying with a bunch of them soon.

  2. Artesia Res Reply

    August 3, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    What does this have to do with our area? im stymied on your coverage sometimes, I dont mean to sound rude but who cares about what happens in Los Angeles when I live in Artesia.

    • Randy Economy Reply

      August 3, 2012 at 2:26 pm

      Dear Artesia Res:
      Los Cerritos Community Newspaper now has hundreds of thousands of NEW readers each and every month, from all over Southern California, the United States, China, Japan, Europe, South America, Mexico and even in South Africa.

      We are proud of our local and regional news coverage, including our groundbreaking investigations into the alleged criminal activities inside the Los Angeles County Assessor’s Office.

      We will continue to cover important news items that effect all of us here in our area, especially when it involves violent crimes such as this particular article describes.

      Thanks for your continued readership and support!

      Randy Economy
      On Line Editor

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