Marijuana Related Armed Robbery


EUREKA – One man is in custody and one is still at large after an armed robbery during a marijuana sale.

Last night around 6:45 eureka police department responded to a report of an armed robbery on the on E street near Hammond Park. One suspect reportedly pointed a gun at the victim and then fled on foot with about 2 pounds of marijuana. After a foot pursuit officers detained 25 year old Riordan Cockrum who was arrested for robbery, conspiracy, and resisting arrest. Police are still looking for 25 year old Eureka Resident, Anthony Burgess, who allegedly pointed the gun.

Burgess is considered armed and dangerous, anyone knowing information regarding the whereabouts of Burgess is asked to contact the Eureka Police.

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