City of Susanville
Jim Uptegrove, Chief of Police
Pride in Service—Service with Pride
November 14, 2016
On Saturday, November 12, 2016 at approximately 9:15 PM, officers from the Susanville Police Department responded to the Susanville Grocery Outlet located at 1616 Main St. on a report of an armed robbery in progress. Upon arriving on scene, officers observed a male subject running from the area who was identified by store employees as being the suspect. After a short foot pursuit, the suspect was located hiding inside a vehicle on Cornell St. and taken into custody.
The suspect, identified as Asa Forte age/32 of Susanville, was booked into the Lassen County Jail on charges of attempted armed robbery with a firearm and held on $40,000 bail. The Susanville Police Department was assisted by the Lassen County Sheriff’s Office during the incident.
The case has been referred to the Lassen County District Attorney’s Office for prosecution.