Man robbed while trying to purchase heroin
October 17, 2013
A 25-year-old San Luis Obispo man armed with a knife allegedly robbed a man on Wednesday who had stopped by an apartment on the 1900 block of Henry Street in San Luis Obispo, to purchase heroin.
The unnamed victim called police after Fabian Medina, 25, allegedly robbed him at knife point. Officers responded and surrounded the Brazil’s Terrace apartment.
The three occupants of the residence attempted to flee out windows and doors, but were detained. During a search of the apartment, officers discovered drugs and a knife.
Officers arrested Medina for robbery, brandishing a knife and a parole violation; John Torres, 46, for an outstanding warrant; and Chris Kiani, 25, for being under the influence of a controlled substance, possession of stolen property and maintaining a place for illegal activity to take place.