Photo: Eduardo Rodriguez
Originally published as a Merced Police department Facebook post –
“Merced – Merced Police officers arrested Eduardo Rodriguez (29) was for strong-arm robbery.
At 1:30 PM, Officer Laguna investigated a theft from Kohl’s at the Merced Mall. A loss prevention officer tried to stop Rodriguez and recover property before exiting the store. Rodriguez threatened to stab the victim and left with the merchandise.
Officer Laguna located Rodriguez in the nearby area. Rodriguez was detained and identified by the victim. Rodriguez was in possession of Kohl’s merchandise that still had the sales tags attached.
Rodriguez was arrested and booked into custody at the Merced County Jail.
Case Number: 21-56729″