Hemet, CA– On August 22, 2012, at 2:45 AM, deputies from the Hemet Station responded to an assault at the intersection of Cornell Street and East Johnston Avenue, in East Hemet. The victim, a female cab driver in her sixties, was found at the scene with severe head injuries. The victim reportedly picked up three adult male fares from a convenience store at the intersection of Florida Avenue and N. Inez Street in the city of Hemet. At the request of the fares, she drove to East Hemet and stopped at the intersection of Cornell Street and East Johnston Avenue. The three males then proceeded to rob the victim while assaulting her with a collapsible, two-wheel, metal scooter. All three suspects fled on foot, leaving the victim behind with severe injuries. She was transported to a local hospital and admitted to an Intensive Care Unit following surgery.
Hemet Station investigators were called to the scene and responded to the convenience store in an attempt to identify the three suspects. Evidence collected at the convenience store led investigators to a residence on the 41000 block of Sunset Lane, in East Hemet, approximately one block from the scene of the assault. At the residence, investigators located 21-year-old, Marquis White, 19-year-old, Leroy Quintana, and 21-year-old, Robert Norton. Following interviews with the suspects, the weapon was found in the backyard of a nearby residence.
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All three suspects, Marquis White, Leroy Quintana, and Roberto Norton are currently in custody and charged with kidnap for ransom, torture, aggravated mayhem, and robbery. Each of the three has a bail amount set at $3,000,000.
Anyone with information about this incident can contact the Hemet Station at (951) 971-3400.
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