Arrest Made in Coast Cinemas Armed Robbery

An arrest was made yesterday for an armed robbery and the Mendocino County Sheriff is calling it a good example of interagency cooperation. On the evening of November 4th, Officers were dispatched to Coast Cinemas in Fort Bragg for the report of an armed robbery. The male suspect entered the business, brandished a semi-automatic handgun, demanded money from an employee at the cash register, and fled the location with an undisclosed amount of cash. Fort Bragg Police say Sheriff’s Office personnel and Parole Agents were instrumental and critical in helping to identify the suspect. Yesterday, a group of law enforcement agencies, including a SWAT team, took 37-year-old Matthew Vicchione into custody in the Noyo Harbor Jetty parking lot.