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Costa Mesa Police Department
Tuesday October 8th, 2013 :: 04:16 p.m. PDT
Advisory

Santa Ana Robbery Suspect Identified as Suspect in 2 Costa Mesa Robberies

On Sunday, October 6, Santa Ana Police arrested Dennis Adamson in connection with armed robberies committed in that city. Coordinating with Santa Ana Police detectives, Costa Mesa Police detectives established that Adamson as the suspect wanted for committing the listed two armed robberies in Costa Mesa:

On Sunday, September 29, at approximately 5:40 p.m., a suspect described as a male white in his twenties robbed the clerk at the 76 Gas Station and mini-mart located at 3067 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa. The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded cash before fleeing on foot with the stolen money.

On Thursday, October 3, at approximately 8:30 a.m., a suspect described as a male white in his twenties robbed the clerk at the 7-11 convenience market at 3001 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa. The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and fled on foot after obtaining cash.

No injuries were reported in either robbery.

Costa Mesa Police detectives will be presenting these cases to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office and request charges be filed against Adamson for armed robbery.

Adamson has been connected with other robberies in Orange County and Central California. The Santa Ana Police Department has released other information regarding Adamson’s arrest. Please refer to that agency’s information release for further details.

At this time, no additional information or photo of Adamson is being released by the Costa Mesa Police Department. Costa Mesa detectives are currently investigating Adamson’s possible involvement in other similar crimes committed in Costa Mesa.

Persons with any information related to similar robberies committed in Costa Mesa are encouraged to call:

Detective Rob Hanson @ (714) 754-5162 or
Sergeant Ed Everett @ (714) 754-5395

Address/Location
Costa Mesa Police Department
99 Fair Dr
Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 714-754-5252

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