RIVERSIDE (CNS) - A convicted felon accused of robbing a gas station and two convenience stores in Moreno Valley is slated to be arraigned tomorrow on armed robbery charges.
Francisco Javier Martinez, 32, was arrested last week following a Riverside County sheriff's investigation into the robbery series that began on Jan. 25 and ended two days later.
Martinez is charged with three counts of armed robbery and parole violations. He's scheduled to appear before Superior Court Judge David Gunn on Thursday morning at the Riverside Hall of Justice.
According to sheriff's Sgt. Ryan Marcuse, on the night of Jan. 25, the defendant allegedly committed two robberies on Moreno Beach Drive, targeting a 7-Eleven and an am/pm minimart on the same block.
"The suspect entered these establishmen