CRIME STOPPERS CRIME OF THE WEEK 06-29-12: POLICE SEEK INFORMATION ABOUT VIOLENT AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
A man walks into a central store with a bandana over his face and a shotgun in his hands, demanding money, making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
On Saturday afternoon Mar. 10, 2012, about 2:20 P.M., the suspect entered Cricket Wireless at 1601 Montana carrying a double-barreled, sawed-off shotgun and demanded money from the cash register. The shotgun was black with a wood-type grip, and it had black tape wrapped around the handle. The suspect spoke Spanish and was wearing a black and white flannel shirt, white baseball cap, and white gloves, with a bandana covering the lower portion of his face.
After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money, the suspect fled in a white, possibly late 90’s Ford Taurus with dark spots that could have been primer on the driver’s side door. The vehicle was in bad condition and had car parts dangling from the bottom, and possibly had Texas license plates. The suspect was last seen heading east on Montana.
If you have any information at all about the identity of the suspect in this case, please call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-TIPS (566-8477) or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org. You will remain anonymous and, if your tip leads to an arrest, you can qualify for a cash reward up to $1,000.
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Crime Stoppers of El Paso ’12 stats / Since inception (1978)
Subjects arrested 38 / 3938
Cases 39 / 4731
Narcotics recovered $ 15,100 / $ 47,953,082
Property recovered $ 2,100 / $ 4,204,356
Rewards issued $ 9,850 / $ 912,500
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