On March 4, 2020, Merced Police Department officers responded the Best Buy on West Olive Avenue for an armed robbery.
Employees at the Best Buy reported that a male entered the store where he then selected several items.
After selecting the items, the male attempted to exit the store without paying. As the male attempted to exit the store, he was confronted by store employees.
The male then brandished a firearm at the employees and he was able to flee. Soon after the robbery, Merced Police detectives began to follow up on the case.
Detectives identified the suspect as Trevon Dickinson of Merced.
On March 9, 2020, detectives contacted Dickinson at a motel in the 1300 block of West 16th Street.
Dickinson was arrested and in his room detectives located two firearms. One of the firearms may have been the weapon that was used in the robbery at Best Buy.
Once interviewed, Dickinson was booked into Merced County Jail on multiple felonies.
Merced Police are asking anyone with any information regarding this crime to contact Detective Kalvin Haygood at (209) 388-6998 or the Merced Police Department Tipster Line at (209) 385-4725.
The public can send information via anonymous text messages to police department by dialing “TIP411” (847411) and including the word “Comvip” as the “keyword” in the text message.