• Arrest in Armed Robbery Case

    On May 28 at 12:35 a.m., Monterey Police Officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Tyler Street in Monterey for a robbery. Two victims had been walking though the area when they were approached from behind and knocked to the ground by the suspect. The suspect took a purse from one of the victims and threatened to shoot them with a firearm. No firearm was actually observed. The suspect fled on foot and was then observed driving away in a vehicle.
    The suspect was described as black male. The suspect’s vehicle was described as a dark colored sedan with a white female in the front passenger seat.
    On May 28 at 4:48 a.m., Seaside Police Officers were dispatched to the Walgreens at 1055 Fremont Blvd in Seaside for an armed robbery. The suspect entered the Walgreens and approached a teller at a cash register. The suspect produced a black firearm, pointed it at the teller, and demanded money. The teller complied and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
    The suspect was described as a black male.
    On May 31, Seaside Police Detectives and Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team Detectives identified Kelvin Williams 48 of Seaside as a suspect in both robberies. A search of Williams’ residence revealed evidence from both robberies including a black paintball gun.
    Williams was arrested for two counts of robbery, conspiracy, and a parole violation. Williams was held without bail.

    Kelvin Williams

    Williams’ wife, Ramona Gist 48 of Seaside, was also arrested for two counts of robbery and conspiracy. Her bail was set at $80,000.

    Ramona Gist

    If you have any information, please contact the Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team (PRVNT) at (831) 646 – 6926 or if you wish to remain anonymous, contact the Tip-Line at (831) 646-3840.

    posted to Cedar Street Times on June 1, 2017

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