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Stockton Police Use Drone, K-9 In Arrest 2 Home Robbery Suspects

STOCKTON (BCN) -- A man and woman were arrested Tuesday on suspicion of a residential robbery in Stockton, police said.

Xavier Steve Lozano, 36, and Karina Grace Gentry, 34, were arrested and booked into San Joaquin County Jail on suspicion of residential robbery, auto theft, and possession of stolen property.

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Xavier Steve Lozano, Karina Grace Gentry (Stockton Police Department)

Officers responded at 9:52 a.m. to the 2400 block of Cornflower Street in Stockton on reports of a residential robbery in progress.

According to police, the suspects stole a vehicle and fled from responding officers, but police did not follow for safety reasons.

When police located the missing vehicle, which has been abandoned, they searched the 2400 block of East Washington Street using a drone.

One of the suspects was taken into custody without incident and the other was arrested by use of a police K-9.

Lozano and Gentry were set to appear in San Joaquin County Superior Court on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

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A Stockton police officer uses a drone to search for robbery suspects, January 11, 2022. (Stockton Police Department)


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