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Lake County D.A. lets one of 5 robbery suspects go

Lake County District Attorney Don Anderson has dismissed charges against one of five people accused of a June home invasion robbery and shooting, saying he's received information that casts doubt on the man's guilt.

Dexter Lee Currington, 22, of San Francisco, was released from the Lake County jail Tuesday morning but immediately was taken back into custody by police from San Francisco, where he was wanted on a warrant, according to the Lake County Sheriff's Office.

Currington was arrested in San Francisco in September on suspicion of participating in the Clearlake Oaks robbery.

A victim in the home was wounded during the robbery and the suspects fired on police as they fled the scene.

Four people were arrested shortly after the incident and one was believed to have escaped.

The Lake County Superior Court later issued an arrest warrant for Currington, who was located and arrested in San Francisco.

Lake County authorities are continuing to seek a fifth suspect, Anderson said.

The other four people arrested for the crime — Dion Davis, 26, Tyler Gallon, 19, Sean Foss, 20, and Janaya Jelinek, 23, are awaiting trial on charges that include robbery, attempted murder and assaulting police with a firearm.


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