BARSTOW Barstow police arrested a 37-year-old Mojave man on suspicion of robbing American Travel Center at the 2100 block of West Main Street at 11:18 p.m. Tuesday.


According to a police report, Robert Galvan demanded money from a clerk at the truckstop. When she refused, he grabbed the cash register and threw it to the ground in an attempt to break it open. According to the report, when he was unsuccessful, he exited the store. Officers found Galvan outside when they responded, according to the report.


Police ordered him to the ground at gunpoint, but Galvan did not comply, according to the report. Officers used a Taser on Galvan after he ignored several commands to lie on the ground.


Galvan was booked at the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Station jail for robbery.