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Wal-Mart Robbery and Carjacking Attempt Lead to Charges for Susanville Man

Monday, January 7th, 2019

A Susanville man was arrested on a variety of charges Friday after he allegedly robbed Wal-Mart, making off with several cell phones, and then attempted to commandeer a vehicle in the store’s parking lot to make his getaway.

According to details released today by the Susanville Police Department, officers responded to the store at around 8:45p.m., after receiving calls reporting that a suspicious person was attempting to get into a vehicle.

They arrived to discover that an unknown male suspect had forced his way into a vehicle in the parking lot and demanded that the driver take him to the Casino.

“The driver stopped prior to leaving the parking lot, removed the keys from the ignition and the person got out, most likely due to the several people pointing to him while in the vehicle,” said Susanville Chief of Police Kevin Jones.

According to Chief Jones, further investigation revealed the suspect had committed a robbery in Wal-Mart just prior to forcing the family to drive him away.

“The unknown male had told an employee in Wal-Mart that he was robbing them as he made the employee give him several phones from the electronics area.”

The victim in Wal-Mart said the suspect held his hand inside his sweatshirt pocket and made indications he had a weapon, at one point stating, “it’s loaded.”

“Officers later found a male in the DMC Mini-Mart that matched the description of the suspect,” explained Chief Jones. “One of the victims of the crimes made a positive identification that the man the officer found was the suspect.”

The man, identified by police as 40-year old Susanville resident Alfred Willis, was arrested and booked for Robbery, Child endangerment, Burglary and bringing drugs into a jail.

Chief Jones thanked community members who reported seeing Willis acting suspiciously in the Wal-Mart parking lot.

Alfred Willis in an ADF booking photo provided by the Susanville Police Department

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37 Responses to Wal-Mart Robbery and Carjacking Attempt Lead to Charges for Susanville Man

  1. Dwight Weatherford

    Dwight Weatherford

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 9:04 pm

    It’s only a matter of time before one of these punks gets blown away by a law abiding citizen!

  2. Rebecca Patterson

    Rebecca Patterson

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 6:26 pm

    Samuel

  3. Ande Opp Nimmo

    Ande Opp Nimmo

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:38 pm

    This is the jerk that tried to take my daughter’s boyfriend car when they were there 😠😠

  4. Carrie Howard

    Carrie Howard

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:37 pm

    Brandon and Vincent!!!

    • Vincent Amadeus

      Vincent Amadeus

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 4:28 pm

      POS was lucky that he didn’t try any shit. I was so happy to see that he got arrested.

    • Carrie Howard

      Carrie Howard

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 4:29 pm

      Right. I’m glad he didn’t do anything either. Glad he got arrested.

  5. Devin Price

    Devin Price

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:23 pm

    Carmen Ingle

  6. Crystal Lau

    Crystal Lau

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:21 pm

    He did NOT another man did

  7. Lori Cooley

    Lori Cooley

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    Where do they do CCW classes in town?

    • Lisa Reed

      Lisa Reed

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2:42 pm

      Lori Cooley Honey Lake firearms.

  8. Phil Supertramp

    Phil Supertramp

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 1:46 pm

    Now look at your dumbass…..haha perfect!!!!

  9. Shelli Jane Robinson

    Shelli Jane Robinson

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    He has always been a loser

  10. Eric Kelley

    Eric Kelley

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 1:10 pm

    They need to start executing the damn druggies there ain’t doing anything good for that town anyways

  11. SonjaMarie Burton

    SonjaMarie Burton

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    Wow glad they got the dirt bag and the employee and family are okay

  12. Suzann Ramoz

    Suzann Ramoz

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:31 pm

    Citizen???????

  13. Jennifer Abreu Mohr

    Jennifer Abreu Mohr

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Corey Enoksen

  14. Ñikki Øwens

    Ñikki Øwens

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    Dakota E Rubel

  15. Logan Carey

    Logan Carey

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:02 pm

    This is why compentant people should have a ccw even in Susanville.

  16. Mazzy Star Schmidt

    Mazzy Star Schmidt

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:37 am

    Gail Hamel look at this

  17. Douglas Elmer Hill

    Douglas Elmer Hill

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:32 am

    Is he crying cause he has to go to the pokey?

    • Crystal Lau

      Crystal Lau

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:22 pm

      He will prob be released

  18. Skye Taylor

    Skye Taylor

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:26 am

    Alexis Salas

    • Alexis Salas

      Alexis Salas

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:28 am

      Skye Taylor lmao this must of been the other night 😂

    • Skye Taylor

      Skye Taylor

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:51 am

      Exactly lmao

    • Alexis Salas

      Alexis Salas

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 12:17 pm

      Skye Taylor he’s like take me to the casino imma sell these phones for $500 and an 8 ball lmao

  19. Karli Brazzanovich

    Karli Brazzanovich

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:24 am

    Lindsey Smith

  20. Amy Holley

    Amy Holley

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:19 am

    Good job LE and alert citizens!

  21. Tony Ardito

    Tony Ardito

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:15 am

    Great job SPD!!

  22. Megan Dowdy

    Megan Dowdy

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:11 am

    Jeremy Rice

  23. Jennifer Dolciamore

    Jennifer Dolciamore

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Leave those Walmart employees alone, they deal with enough nonsense in a day!!

    • Lindsey Smith

      Lindsey Smith

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:47 am

      Jennifer Dolciamore amen we put up with a lot of crazy things!!

  24. Jennifer Dolciamore

    Jennifer Dolciamore

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:09 am

    Wow, I’m so surprised. Not

  25. Victoria Edrington

    Victoria Edrington

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:08 am

    Laura Hurtado-Miller

  26. Michaela Greer

    Michaela Greer

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:06 am

    Jamie Edeyaoch lmao

  27. Brittany Brunger

    Brittany Brunger

    Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 11:05 am

    Ashley Tourville damn all these crazies in this town I swear lol

    • Tress Elisha

      Tress Elisha

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2:09 pm

      Brittany Brunger all over this town!!!!

    • Brittany Brunger

      Brittany Brunger

      Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2:17 pm

      Tress Elisha oh I know it’s getting so bad! Makes me want to keep myself and my kids locked inside geez

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