TYPE OF EVENT: PC 212.5(c)- Robbery
SUSPECT ARRESTED: Dennis Jason Ghianuly ( 24 YOA)
Justin Leon Randle (25 YOA)
LOCATION: City of Ridgecrest
On 04/17/16, at about 1900 hours, Officers from the Ridgecrest Police Department responded to the report of a stabbing victim at the Ridgecrest Regional Hospital. Dennis Ghianuly was being treated for lacerations to his arm and leg, which he alleged were sustained during an altercation with an unknown subject. Detective Groves responded and assumed the investigation. During the investigation, Det. Groves learned that Ghianuly and his friend Justin Randle picked up the victim in a vehicle and drove him to a remote location where they attempted to rob him. During the robbery, the victim defended himself and was able to flee on foot to safety. Ghianuly and Randle were located, interviewed and arrested for PC 212.5(c) – Robbery. Both were booked into the Kern County Jail – Ridgecrest. Ghianuly is being held on 535,000 dollar bail. Randle is being held on 585,000 dollar bail and a PC 3455(a)- Felony Violation of Post Release Supervision.
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RONALD N. STRAND, Chief of Police
PREPARED BY: Det. A. Tucker