Gilbert Jesus Machuca Wiki – Gilbert Jesus Machuca Biography
Gilbert Jesus Machuca allegedly robbed a clerk with a knife he found in the store; Salem police are still hoping to interview the carjacking victims.
He was arrested Monday in Salem after he allegedly robbed a WinCo with a knife he found in the store, then tried to carjack a vehicle for his getaway.
He is 29 years old.
According to a Salem police report, at approximately 11 a.m., Gilbert Jesus Machuca, 29, of California, stole a knife inside the WinCo Foods on Lancaster Drive Southeast.
He took the knife to the front of the store, brandished it at a cashier, and demanded money.
Machuca took the stolen money and fled to the parking lot, where he approached two women getting into a car.
He attempted to steal their car, but they were able to get in and escape.
Machuca was arrested soon after at a gas station across the street.
He was lodged at the Marion County Correctional Facility on the robbery in the first degree (2 counts), menacing and unlawful use of a weapon.
Machuca was arrested across the street at a gas station. He was lodged at the Marion County Correctional Facility on the following charges, two counts of robbery in the first degree, menacing, and unlawful weapon use.
The two women in the vehicle were not identified, and detectives would like to speak with them about what happened. If you are one of the women that Machuca approached or know who they are, please get in touch with the Salem Police Department’s non-emergency number at 503-588-6123, select option 1.