Man Arrested for Robbing Medical Marijuana Outside Dominican Hospital

Vincent Turner, arrested for stealing medical marijuana at gunpoint
Vincent Turner, arrested for stealing medical marijuana at gunpoint
Santa Cruz Sheriff's officers Wednesday arrested a man who allegedly robbed a man at gunpoint in the parking lot at Dominican Hospital.

Vincent Turner, 21, of Salinas, was arrested there Wednesday after Santa Cruz Sheriff's deputies linked him to a robbery on Dec. 9 and another one in Elk Grove.

Turner reportedly linked to a seller of medical marijuana on Craigslist and agreed to meet in the Dominican parking lot. He held up the man at gunpoint and took the marijuana.

He had warrants for both marijuana robberies.

If you have information about similar robberies from Craigslist, contact detectives at (831) 471-1121.

Santa Cruz sheriff's deputies said this was the first known robbery of marijuana they knew about. 
Johnny at the Harbor January 18, 2014 at 09:35 AM
The guy selling his medical pot deserved to be robbed...making all the people that REALLY need the medicine for whatever look bad...they need to put both of them in prison...Johnny at the Harbor...hanging out
Sandy Murphey January 18, 2014 at 11:18 AM
Many people who buy medicine from Craigs List are doing it because they can't afford the dispensary prices, others are doing because they can't afford a MM card. How is the person selling the medicine making those who need it look bad? Do you think that everyone who sells medicine should be put in prison? Do you buy medicine or grow your own?
Johnny at the Harbor January 18, 2014 at 11:45 AM
So, first off, did you read the article? It says he was selling "Medical Marijuana'"..that means to me, he was reselling the Medicine purchased from a dispensary to make money..and based on the robbers record I really don't think he was buying the "Medicine" for himself, if that is the case, which I doubt, he could obtain it legally by getting himself by having a doctors prescription. As far as I concerned, both of these turkeys are criminals. And do I buy Medicine or grow my own? That's nobody's business but me and my Doctor..and certainly not yours...Johnny at the Harbor, Making sense
Sandy Murphey January 18, 2014 at 12:20 PM
I know for a fact that some growers sell medicine on Craigslist at a better price than dispensaries sell it. If someone is buying from CL, there are plenty of options to save money, and many sellers indicate that you must show your current MM card. You have made "an assumption", unless you have facts to back it up. Check out CL ads, and you might get some new information. Buying or growing cannabis doesn't make someone a criminal. The only real "proven" criminal in this story is the thief. They may find "evidence" that the seller purchased from a dispensary for re-sale, but that hasn't happened yet, and may not. I knew exactly how you'd respond to my trick question.....
Johnny at the Harbor January 18, 2014 at 12:42 PM
Sandy old girl, ya just don't get it..and, by the way thanks for the, as you put it "trick" question. Selling Pot or ANY prescription drug and Craigslist is a crime, whether you like the laws or not or how well meaning the seller. Using your own home grown Pot is one thing, but selling it to "whoever" is a crime..get it? And based on the article, and the way the seller advertised the product, it was purchased from a dispensary...and take your head out of the sand, if you think some parking lot pot seller is asking for a MM card..please!!!!Johnny at the Harbor, Pondering Sandy's statements again


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