Men looking to buy pot get robbed, police say

2 men arrested in connection with case

Published On: Dec 16 2013 12:56:15 PM CST
MADISON, Wis. -

Four Madison men looking to buy marijuana were robbed by two men who were later arrested, according to Madison police.

The men, ages 18, 23, 21 and 27, told police drove to a residence in the 6300 block of Hammersley Road on Nov. 28 to meet with someone they hadn’t met before. They said they were held against their will, threatened and robbed. One of the victims was pistol whipped.

The victim’s Schroeder Road apartment was also robbed of electronics and jewelry.

Hakeen J. Stevens, 22, and Marquis T. Morrell, 19, both of Madison, were arrested on Dec. 10. Stevens was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. Morrell was arrested on suspicion of burglary while armed with a dangerous weapon and obstructing.

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