Wildomar: Two Arrested for Stealing $20,000 of Drugs in a Armed Robbery at Rite Aid

An 18 Year Old from Winchester & a Minor from Murrieta have been Apprehended

On Monday, October 28, 2019, deputies from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Rite Aid, located in the 32000 block of Clinton Keith.

Two males, one armed with a handgun, entered the pharmacy area and stole approximately $20,000 worth of Oxycontin and Promethazine. Both suspects fled the location and no employees or patrons were injured during the robbery

The preliminary investigation led deputies to a residence located in the 35000 block of Via Laguna in Winchester. The Lake Elsinore Station Investigations Bureau was contacted and assumed the investigation. A search warrant was completed for the residence and four males were detained.

The investigation led to the arrest of Kevin Ramirez, an 18-year-old male from the Winchester area and a male juvenile from the city of Murrieta, for the crime of armed robbery and possession of stolen property.

Kevin Ramirez was booked into the Cois Bryd Detention Center and the male juvenile was booked into Southwest Juvenile Hall.

The investigation is on-going and anyone with further information on this case is encouraged to contact Investigator Matt Posson from the Lake Elsinore Sheriff’s Station by calling (951) 245-330.

Press Release Provided by the Riverside County Sheriffs Department