5 Cal Poly Students Arrested In Robbery Of Fraternity House, Assault Of Officer
SAN LUIS OBISPO (CBSLA.com) — Officers Monday announced the arrests of five male Cal Poly San Luis Obispo students in the robbery of a fraternity house over the weekend.
According to the San Luis Obispo Police Department, officers responded to a 911 call around 2:30 a.m. Sunday after reports of an armed robbery occurring.
The first officer on scene was able to locate Cameron Marcel Akins of Monrovia, 19, based on a description in the courtyard of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house, police said.
According to officials, an officer arrived on scene with his weapon drawn and announced his presence while he watched Akins confront one of two victims.
Akins did not comply and was struck by the officer’s weapon as he attempted to flee from the area, police said.
Officials said that Akins violently resisted arrest and bit another officer who had arrived on scene before he was taken into custody.
Akins’ handgun was recovered at the scene, and he was booked on robbery with a firearm, assault on a police officer and resisting arrest.
During a preliminary investigation, Cortland Josiah Fort, 20, of Fontana was located driving away from the scene as other officers were responding to the area.
As the investigation continued, detectives were able to identify three other men believed to have taken part in the robbery.
Officers located Dominique Alize Love, 19, of Poway; Jake Anthony Brito, 18, of Cypress; and Los Angeles resident Kristaan Sterling Ivory, 20, on Sunday morning at the Cal Poly campus, where they were arrested.
According to officials, Fort and Love were booked on robbery charges, while Brito and Ivory were booked on conspiracy to commit robbery.