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Second arrest made after marijuana warehouse burglary in Greenfield

GREENFIELD, Calif. (KION-TV)- Update March 24, 2023, at 1:37 p.m.- Greenfield Police said they have made a second arrest after a marijuana facility on Cherry Avenue was burglarized Tuesday.

Suspect Roman Jibre. Photo courtesy of Greenfield Police.

Police arrived within 10 minutes, but the group of 12 drove off in different directions in three different vehicles. One of the vehicles was safely stopped just north of Salinas and five suspects ran from the car and Mekhi Bryce Goodspeed, 20, was arrested.

Detectives identified another suspect's vehicle as being involved in the burglary. A state-wide "Be on the Lookout" was issued for Roman Jibre Penn, 25 of Oakland, and an arrest warrant was issued.

Penn and his vehicle were located at a shopping center in Pleasanton Thursday. He was then taken into custody by Pleasanton Police.

Greenfield Police took custody of Penn and took him to Monterey County Jail. He is being charged with felony burglary, conspiracy to commit a crime and evading police.

Anyone with further information is encouraged to call Greenfield Police Detective Sergeant Mattke at 831-233-1302.


Greenfield Police said a grow/distribution site was burglarized Tuesday morning on the 500 block of 10th Street.

Mekhi Bryce Goodspeed, 20, courtesy of Greenfield Police.

Police said they were dispatched to Flora Culture around 4:30 a.m. for reports of a burglary. Police said 10 to 12 suspects using three vehicles attempted to burglarize the location but found nothing.

A pursuit was initiated, but due to weather and reckless driving, Greenfield Police ended their chase near Soledad, police said. CHP and other agencies were alerted, and a chase was initiated with a Land Rover near Crazy Horse Canyon and Highway 101.

Salinas Police sent out a spike strip and immobilized the vehicle. Five suspects got out and ran from the vehicle.

A police K9 was able to bite and capture Mekhi Bryce Goodspeed, 20, from Oakland, and he was taken into Monterey County Jail. The four other suspects got away, and Greenfield Police said they are no longer looking for them.

Suspects vehicle. Courtesy Greenfield Police.
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