On July 19, 2014, at approximately 3:28 a.m., Deputies Pete Holm and Robbie
Moore responded to the report of a robbery that had just occurred at the
Denny's Restaurant located at 72415 Baker Blvd, in Baker. Upon arrival, the
deputies were informed that a male subject, later identified as William Michael
Redwitz, approached the front counter of the restaurant and produced a 2x4
piece of lumber and struck the counter multiple times demanding money from the
cash register. Redwitz pushed the register monitor to the ground and fled the
location with the cash register.
Through investigation, deputies were able to identify the suspect. William
Redwitz was positively identified and later located in the vicinity of
Schoolhouse Lane and Hwy 127 in the town of Baker. Redwitz was arrested and
transported to Barstow Jail where he was booked for PC211 -Robbery.
No one was injured during the incident.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Barstow
Sheriff's Station at (760) 256-4838. Callers wishing to remain anonymous are
urged to contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave
information on the We-Tip website at www.wetip.com
Refer: Deputies Pete Holm and Robbie Moore
Station: Barstow Sheriff's Station
Phone No. 760-256-4838
Case No. 081400998