SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – Authorities are searching for at least one suspect who stole $145,000 in cash from the van of a marijuana product distributor Wednesday night in a Santa Ana gas station parking lot.
The theft, which was caught on security video, occurred at around 7:17 p.m. Wednesday at a Mobil gas station in the 1300 block of East Dyer Road.READ MORE: DEA Agents Going Online In Effort To Catch Drug Dealers, Distributors
After collecting cash from several pot dispensaries, the victim had parked his van and then walked into the gas station. A Nissan Pathfinder then pulled up and the passenger got out and smashed the victim’s side window. He then took $145,000 in cash and sped away.READ MORE: Report: Orange County Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Up 1,200%
The suspect was described as having medium complexion, 25 to 35 years of age, wearing a red jacket with a white hooded jacket underneath and blue gloves.
The suspect’s vehicle, a newer model white Nissan Pathfinder, had a temporary dealer plate which may have been altered, police said.MORE NEWS: OC Receives More Than 83,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses In Single Day
Anyone with information should call detectives at 714-245-8404.