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3 Arrested In Santa Rosa Armored Car Robbery

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SANA ROSA (CBS SF) – Santa Rosa police have arrested three men in connection with the investigation of an armed robbery at an armored car service in Santa Rosa a year ago, a police lieutenant said.

Police and the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office’s SWAT team served search warrants beginning early Tuesday morning at six homes and two businesses in Sonoma County, Santa Rosa police Lt. Steve Bair said.

The sheriff’s SWAT team arrested Juan Manual Dominguez, 26, of Santa Rosa, at a home at North Jefferson Street in Cloverdale on Tuesday, Bair said.

“Recent developments” led to other search warrants and arrests Tuesday, Bair said.

Monico Dominguez, 39, of Santa Rosa, was arrested in his car on Sonoma Avenue at Yulupa Avenue.

Both men were arrested on suspicion of conspiracy, attempted robbery and attempted kidnapping, Bair said. They will be arraigned Thursday afternoon in Sonoma County Superior Court.

Monico Dominguez is being held under $5 million bail in the Sonoma County jail and Juan Dominguez is being held under no bail on a probation hold.

Shawn Geernaert, 33, of Santa Rosa, was arrested in his car Tuesday at Hearn and Dutton Avenues for conspiracy and possession of an assault weapon. He posted bail and will appear in court Monday morning.

The armed robbery by suspects wearing masks occurred as an armored car arrived at Garda Armored Car Service at 1650 Northpoint Parkway in southwest Santa Rosa around 10:45 p.m. on Aug. 11, 2011.

The suspects left the business with an undisclosed amount of money and closed the steel doors behind them, leaving the victims inside, Santa Rosa police said.

The FBI and a Garda Armored Car Service security representative assisted police with the investigation, Bair said.

The armed robbery remains under investigation.

 

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