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Longmont Police Arrest Man, Two Juveniles in Marijuana Robbery

September 16, 2018

Longmont police on Friday arrested an adult man and two juveniles, alleging they beat and robbed a man for his marijuana.

Longmont police records indicate that Gabriel Christopher Vigil, 23, faces aggravated robbery, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, theft, kidnapping, first degree assault, criminal attempt to commit a felony, theft and weapons charges.

The incident happened on the 1100 block of Main Street, according to police records.

Longmont Police Sgt. Bruce Pettitt said Vigil and the two juveniles agreed to purchase marijuana from the alleged victim but pistol whipped him and beat him instead. The victim was taken to a local hospital for treatment and was released.

Police were able to identify Vigil and took him into custody. The juveniles were rounded up a couple of hours later once they were identifed, Pettitt said.

Boulder County Jail records indicate that Vigil was booked at about 9:30 p.m. on Friday night.

Online court records indicate that Vigil has no prior criminal record in Colorado. He currently has no bond set and remained in custody on Saturday night. He is does not currently have a court date scheduled, according to jail records.

John Bear 303-47301355, bearj@dailycamera.com or twitter.com/johnbearwithme

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