Arrests made in jewelry store heist

EL MONTE - Three men allegedly linked to an armed robbery at a San Gabriel Valley jewelry store were arraigned Tuesday.Devon Gholston, 21, Albert Turner, 21, and Rodnell Moorer, 19, were each charged with four counts of second-degree robbery and one count of evading an officer. The criminal complaint alleges that the crime was committed for the benefit of a criminal street gang. The charge stem from an incident on Oct. 30 during which the defendants allegedly robbed an El Monte jewelry store and went on to engage police officers in a high-speed pursuit. The chase ended at the Westfield Plaza in West Covina. A fourth man allegedly involved in the robbery remains at large. Bail for the three men was set at $1 million each.

********** Published: November 4, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 29