Charges formally announced against Cal Poly football players accused in frat house robbery case
The San Luis Obispo County District Attorney's Office formally announced charges Friday in a 12 count criminal complaint against the five Cal Poly students investigators connected to a fraternity robbery earlier this month.
The most serious charges are against 18-year-old Cameron Marcel Akins who has several gun enhancements added to the already serious robbery charges he's facing. Gun enhancements can add 10 years to a prison sentence.
"Crimes committed with guns are a threat to the safety of our entire community," Cheif Deputy District Attorney Jerret Gran said in a press release. "We have absolutely no tolerance for violent gun crimes."
The other defendants include 20-year-old Cortland Josiah Fort, 21-year-old Kristaan Sterling Ivory, 19-year-old Jake Anthony Brito, and 19-year-old Dominique Alize Love.
All are scheduled to be arraigned on Monday, August 25 at 8:30 a.m. in San Luis Obispo County Superior Court.
Investigators said incident took place back on August 10 at the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity house on California Boulevard near the Cal Poly campus. Akins is said to have resisted arrest at the scene, and fought with officers. The others were arrested in a variety of other locations.
The students facing charges were all on the university's football team and were immediately suspended from all team activities.
As of Friday evening, there had been no official word from Cal Poly regarding any student disciplinary action for the five defendants.