April 28, 2009 08:44 PM
April 28, 2009 09:56 PM
SANTA MARIA - Officers in Santa Barbara have arrested two men accused of extortion.
Police say 45 year old Tharon Weighill and 43 year old Scott Weighill held a 34 year old man captive in a back room of the Sacred Mountain Medical Marijuana Dispensary on Parker way.
The victim is a part owner of the business and his partner, Tharon Weighill, was trying to force him to sign over his share of the business at knife point.
Scott Weighill kept watch as the victim was being threatened.
Both men were booked into jail on charges of conspiracy, extortion and robbery.