Santa Rosa, CA – May 2, 2018 – Eight defendants involved in the Petaluma home invasion robbery that occurred on
March 12, 2018, were removed to federal custody. All eight defendants were
indicted on April 26, 2018 by the U.S. Attorney's Office on charges related to
the robbery. They are expected to appear in Federal Court this afternoon.
Chrishawn Beal, 20 years old of North Carolina; Jaray Simmons, 28
years old of North Carolina; Ladarrell, 28 years old of North
Carolina; Melvin Corbin, 19 years old of Virginia; Romello Jones, 20 years old
of Virginia; Nakia Jones, 22 years old of Virginia; Siddiq Abdullah, 21 years
old of Virginia; and Jade Johnson, 19 years old of North Carolina are currently
charged by the Sonoma County District Attorney for kidnapping, robbery, false
imprisonment, residential burglary, and assault with a firearm.
District Attorney’s Office requested warrants issue for the each of the defendants. Honorable Robert LaForge issued warrants in the amount of 1.4
case is being prosecuted by Chief Deputy District Attorney, Troye Shaffer.