Highland deputies arrested two transients for the Dec. 9 armed robbery of T-Mobile store on the 7200 block of Sterling Ave., Highland. Peter Lopez, 29, of San Bernardino was arrested on Friday, Dec. 20, while Gregory Lopez, 36, of San Bernardino was arrested Wednesday, Jan. 8.
According to a sheriff’s department press release, deputies from the Highland Police Department responded to an armed robbery that occurred at 4:04 p.m. on Dec. 9 at the T-Mobile store. The suspects had already fled from the scene in a vehicle. Deputies conducted an immediate search of the area, but the suspects were not located.
Through investigation, the suspects were identified as Peter Lopez and Gregory Lopez. Arrest warrants were issued for both suspects.
With the assistance of the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department Gang Intelligence Team, Peter Lopez was arrested on Friday, Dec. 20, and booked at the Central Detention Center for armed robbery. A firearm believed to be used during the robbery was also recovered. Gregory Lopez was found and arrested on, Wednesday, Jan. 8, in San Bernardino. Both suspects are facing an additional charge for participating in a criminal street gang.
Authorities are releasing the suspects’ photographs because they believe they are involved in other robberies that have occurred in the Highland and San Bernardino areas.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Highland Police / Sheriff’s Station. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-tip Hotline at 1 (800) 78-CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline at wetip.com.