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SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
Thursday December 2nd, 2021 :: 12:54 p.m. PST


Two Robbery Suspects Arrested After Store Clerk Attempted to Stop Them From Stealing Liquor

DATE/TIME: Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 2:01am


LOCATION: Shell Station, 11272 Palmdale Rd., Adelanto

SUSPECT: Jonathan Atkins, 25-years-old, of Adelanto
                   Ashley Lounderman, 37-years-old, of Adelanto


On Thursday, December 2, 2021, at 2:01am, deputies responded to a robbery at the Shell Station located at 11272 Palmdale Road in Adelanto.

According to a female clerk, an adult male came into the business and walked around the counter.  The suspect then grabbed four bottles of tequila off the shelf.  When she tried to stop him, he grabbed her and threw her to the ground.  The suspect left the location, entered a vehicle occupied by a female adult, and they drove away.

Deputies were able to locate the suspects, identified as Jonathan Atkins and Ashley Lounderman. Alcohol stolen from the Shell Station and a loaded firearm were found inside the vehicle.   Lounderman was charged with accessory and concealing a loaded firearm.  Atkins was charged with driving under the influence (DUI) and robbery.  Atkins was also arrested on outstanding warrants.

Both suspects were booked at the High Desert Detention Center.  Jonathan Atkins is being held in lieu of $175,000.00 bail.  Ashley Lounderman is being held in lieu of $25,000.00 bail.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact Deputy C. Lajuj, at the Victor Valley Sheriff’s Station at 760-552-6800. Callers can remain anonymous and contact We-Tip at 800-78CRIME or 

Refer: Staci Parks

Station: Victor Valley

Phone No.  (909) 552-6845

Case No. 242102754

SHANNON D. DICUS, Sheriff-Coroner
San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department

SBSD - Victor Valley Sheriff's Department
11613 Bartlett Ave
Adelanto, CA 92301

Emergency: 9-1-1

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