CRIME STOPPERS OF EL PASO CRIME OF THE WEEK JUNE 15, 2012
A man with a gun demands cigarettes and then takes money from the cash register, making this the
Crime Stoppers “Crime of the Week.”
About 1:20 A.M. on the early morning of Thursday, April 19th, 2012, officers from the Police Department’s Northeast Regional Command were dispatched to a 7-11 convenience store at 8901 Diana in reference to an aggravated robbery. Their investigation revealed that a male suspect, dressed completely in black, had robbed the store at gunpoint. The gunman told the clerk he wanted “all Newport cigarettes” placed in a plastic bag that he provided. Then he asked for money from the cash register. When he left the store, the suspect walked up Alps Street towards Dyer.
The suspect is described as an unknown male wearing a black jacket, black t-shirt pulled over his nose, and a black beanie. Officers with K-9 assistance were able to follow the suspect for a while but were unable to locate and identify him.
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Crime Stoppers of El Paso ’12 stats / Since inception (1978)
Subjects arrested 32 / 3932
Cases 30 / 4722
Narcotics recovered $ 15,100 / $ 47,953,082
Property recovered $ 2,100 / $ 4,204,356
Rewards issued $ 7,950 / $ 910,600
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