MONTEREY COUNTY, Calif. - A Seaside man police say is connected to two recent robberies is now behind bars.
Police said 48-year-old Kelvin Williams is responsible for a robbery in Monterey and in Seaside.
The first happened at 12:35 a.m. on May 28th in the 300 block of Tyler Street in Monterey. Two people were walking through the area when they were approached by Williams and knocked to the ground.
Williams is then accused of taking a purse from of the victims and threatening to shoot both of them. The victims never saw a weapon. Williams then took off on foot and was seen driving away.
A few hours later, Seaside Police Officers were called to the Walgreens on Fremont Boulevard for an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store and approached a teller at a cash register. He then pulled out a black gun and pointed it at the teller, demanding money.
The suspect then took off on foot with an unknown amount of money.
On May 31st, Seaside Police detectives and Peninsula Regional Violence and Narcotics Team detectives identified Kelvin Williams as the suspect in both robberies. Detectives found evidence from both robberies at his house including a black paintball gun.
Williams is facing two counts of robbery, conspiracy and a parole violation. He is being held without bail.