California teens arrested for pizza restaurant robberies

Three 19-year-olds California teens were arrested last weekend for their connections to two armed pizza restaurant robberies in Rocklin and Granite Bay.

Three 19-year-olds California teens were arrested last weekend for their connections to two armed pizza restaurant robberies in Rocklin and Granite Bay.

On Sunday, Sept, 17, two masked young gangsters, one armed with a gun, demanded money from a pizza employee at the Granite Bay Domino’s Pizza on Sierra College Boulevard in Granite Bay. The employee was forced to the in the back of the business, where the suspects met with a driver. They drove away with the cash and the victim’s cell phone. Fox40 reported.

Placer County Sheriff’s deputies later located the three California teens and their car at Cavitt Junior High School at 7200 Fuller Drive in Granite Bay. Stolen items next to the car matched what was taken during the restaurant robberies. Granite Bay 19-year-olds Lorenzo Rozier, Joe Valdez and Trystan Eberhardt were arrested.

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Rocklin police detectives determined the all of three were also responsible for another armed robbery on Friday night Sept. 15.

Once the Round Table Pizza on Granite Drive in Rocklin was closed, a masked, armed gangster walked inside the business, firing a shot into the ceiling then taking cash from the restaurant, according to the Rocklin Police Department.

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“It was a great effort, with working with Placer County and our two agencies working together to be able to close out both cases in a quick manner, actually,” said Sgt. Chris Osborne of the Rocklin Police Department. “Their incident happened last night. Our detectives were called in to work in conjunction with theirs and by sometime this morning or midday is when we were able to close out our case as well.”

Three California teens are being held at the Auburn Main Jail on $1 million bails each. Pizza employees from both restaurants declined to comment about the robberies. SacBee reported.