Felons to stand trial for allegedly robbing Winchester hemp farm

Dana Potter, Hector Tinoco-Ochoa, and April Martin were arrested for allegedly stealing plants from a lawful hemp farm in Winchester. (Riverside County Sheriff's Department)
MURRIETA (CNS) - A pair of convicted felons accused of robbing a Winchester hemp farm, holding employees at gunpoint while chopping down cannabis plants, must stand trial on robbery and firearm charges, a judge ruled on Tuesday, Nov. 12. April Marlene Martin, 39, and Dana Francis Potter, 37, were arrested several hours after last month's holdup. A third defendant, 22-year-old Hector Tinoco Ochoa, was also taken into custody, but he posted a $30,000 bond and was released from jail. Following a preliminary hearing at the Southwest Justice Center, Riverside County Superior Court Judge John Monterosso found there was sufficient evidence to warrant a trial for Martin and Potter on the robbery count, as well as a charge being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. The judge scheduled a
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