Early Saturday morning, 11/18/2023, patrol deputies located a vehicle alleged to have been involved in Friday morning’s robbery and assault that occurred on Brown Rd NE near Idaho Ave NE. Deputies contacted multiple people with the vehicle and called out investigators. Through the investigation, detectives identified Luis Cardenas-Penaloza (27) as the suspect in the assault and robbery. Cardenas-Penaloza was taken into custody and has been lodged at the Marion County Jail for charges including Assault 1, Robbery 1, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. ________________________________________________________________
Detectives are continuing to investigate the incident from this morning which turns out was an attempted robbery where the victim was assaulted. This occurred on Brown Rd NE at Idaho Ave NE. Please let us know if you saw anything that appears suspicious or out of sorts. Investigators are still seeking information from anyone who may have been in the area around that 6:00 am hour. The victim was treated at an area hospital for non-life-threatening injuries and released. Investigators would like to talk with anyone who may have seen anything unusual. Please call Detective Van Horn on her cell at 503-991-2145.
Sheriff’s Deputies are in Brown Rd NE & Idaho Ave NE investigating an assault and will have Brown Rd NE blocked from Arizona NE north to Silverton Rd NE. Please avoid the area and use alternate routes. We are asking for the community’s help. If you were in this area around 6:00 am to 6:15 am and have any information, please get in touch with Detective Van Horn at 503-584-6211—no further details at this time.