Police Searching for Two Female Robbery Suspects
Police Search for Female Suspects Associated with Stealing Money
Police have been searching for two female suspects who were suspected of stealing thousands of dollars from an eighty-one year old woman in Phoenix. According to Silent Witness, the two females had approached the eighty-one year old victim inside of the Costco store at the Christown Spectrum Mall. The Christown Mall is located near 16th and Montebello avenues.
The two females had reportedly convinced the elderly victim to “invest” $30,000 in order to split a larger sum of the money with them.
Female Suspects Con Elderly Woman
The suspects had the elderly woman drive to two different banks in the area to withdraw the money. During the first withdraw, they had her take out $15,000 in cash. At the second bank, a teller at the bank recognized the woman and was able to convince her to not withdraw the money and to re-deposit the first amount. However, the elderly woman didn’t get lucky. When she got back to the vehicle, both of the female suspects had taken off along with the money.
The description of the first suspect is a forty-five year old black woman. She’s around five foot, six inches talls. She weighs approximately one hundred and fifty pounds. She also had short, black hair.
The second female suspect, was also described as a black woman. Probably in her sixties. She’s around five foot tall and weighs around one hundred and thirty-five pounds. She has short, curly hair that could possibly be a wig.
The are offering a reward of a thousand dollars for any information that leads to the arrests of the female suspects in this case. If you have any information at all about this, please call Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.
Phoenix Police Searching for Robbery Suspect
The Phoenix Police are still searching for a man who is wanted for robbery. The man actually pointed a gun at a five year old little girl during the armed robbery.
The robbery happened a few months ago, November 21, 2014 which was a Friday. The robbery happened at the Walgreens which is on 32nd Street and Thomas Road.
Officer, James Holmes from the Phoenix Police, said that the robbery suspect is a fifty-four year old man. He had just finished filling his prescriptions when the suspect suddenly went up behind someone and point a gun at his dead, demanding for some property. Holmes also said that the suspect had pointed a gun at a man’s five year old little girl. He even threatened to shoot her if his demands wasn’t met.
How scary is this? You can’t even go into a local pharmacy/Walgreens because people are crazy. I mean who in the world, could hurt a loving child?!
Officers Holmes said that the suspect then grabbed the victims bad of her prescription drugs and then fled away in a 2000 Ford Taurus. They said it could be white or silver with a faded/oxidized paint job.
Police Searching for Man Wanted in Robbery
Police have said that they believe the man is anywhere from 25 years old to maybe even thirty.
Phoenix Police Ask for Help
Phoenix Police Detectives are asking anyone who may recognize the composite sketch of the suspect, or who may have any information regarding this investigation to please call Silent Witness at (480) W-I-T-N-E-S-S. As always, any caller may remain anonymous and could receive a reward of up to $1,000
Police Investigate Robbery Suspect
Police are now investigating a deadly officer-involved shooting that happened in west Phoenix.
The incident happened pretty early in the evening, around seven o’ clock. It happened at the Motel 6 near 27th Avenue and Indian School Road. This all started when the Phoenix Police had gotten a tip about a man that was wanted in connection with an armed robbery, they told the police that the suspect was staying at the hotel.
Officers went door to door in the hotel until they eventually were able to find the robbery suspect in one of the rooms. Police say that when they tried to arrest the twenty five year old suspect, the young man fled on foot. He even locked himself inside of a stolen vehicle.
Robbery Suspects Hides in Stolen Car
One of the police officers had tried to pin the suspect’s stolen vehicle in between the other car so that he could leave. However, this suspect wasn’t going quietly, he began to ram the officer’s vehicle in an a last minute try to escape tactic.
Be warned, the police have told the local news that they did feel like the suspect had been using his vehicle as a deadly weapon so two of the officers had fired multiple shots at the fleeing suspect. The shots ended his life.
Police officers say that no one else was injured, luckily. Officials also say that the suspect had quite and extensive history with the police. Police are not giving the suspect’s identity out to the public at this time.
Phoenix Criminal Threats Lawyer
Criminal Defense Cases
Formerly referred to as terroristic threats, the crime of criminal threats may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony offense, depending on case specifics. A criminal threat occurs when an individual threatens to kill or injure another person and that person has a reasonably sustained fear for his or her safety, or the safety of his or her immediate family. A defendant may potentially be convicted of making criminal threats even if he or she did not intend to carry out the threat, provided that the alleged victim had a reasonable basis to fear for his or her safety.
Arrest in Phoenix for Criminal Threats
If you have been arrested for making a criminal threat, it is critical that you protect your rights by retaining an experienced criminal defense attorney. For a vigorous defense, contact the Law Offices of Criminal Defense Lawyers PLLC immediately.
Arizona prosecutors have considerable discretion to charge criminal threats offenses as a misdemeanor or a felony. If you are convicted of a misdemeanor criminal threat, harassment or stalking offense, you could face up to one year in county jail. If you are convicted of a felony criminal threats offense, you could face up to four years in state prison. You could face significantly greater penalties if you used a firearm or other dangerous weapon while making criminal threats.
Types of Criminal Threats
A Criminal Threat is a strike offense, which means that you could face significantly enhanced penalties if you are convicted of a future felony. Even a nonviolent felony could result in twice the prison sentence if you have a prior strike offense. A third strike could result in a prison sentence of 25 years to life.
Criminal Threats Defensive Strategy
There are many ways that our skilled Phoenix Defense Attorneys can raise a strong defense on your behalf. First, we will examine the facts of the case to determine if the prosecution has enough evidence to obtain a conviction. In particular, we will look at any evidence of the alleged communication. Does the prosecution have copies of an email or voicemail? If the state has nothing more than a he-said-she said case, the prosecution will have a tougher time proving its case.
Taking Your Criminal Threats Case to Trial
Even if the prosecution has evidence of the alleged communication, we will examine the nature of the communication. Was the threat a serious one? In other words, did the alleged victim actually fear for his or her safety and was he or she reasonable to have such fear? The prosecution does not have to prove that you intended to carry out the threat, or even that you had the current ability to carry out the threat. However, the prosecution must establish that the threat you made is the type that would have caused the defendant to have a reasonable fear.
If you choose to take your case to trial, we offer skilled Phoenix trial lawyers who will aggressively defend your rights in the courtroom. If you do not want to fight your charges at trial, we can negotiate with the prosecution to seek a favorable plea agreement. Depending on the facts of your case, we may be able to help you keep this off of your record. If that is not possible, we can seek a plea to a lesser offense, including a non-strike offense, or we can seek an agreement on sentencing that will limit the penalties you face. With a team of former prosecutors, the skilled attorneys at the Phoenix Offices of Criminal Defense Lawyers PLLC are highly adept at finding creative solutions for their clients.
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If you or someone you know has been accused of a Violent Crime such as a Terrorist Threat, contact a Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyer Today to Schedule a Free Consultation. With a wealth of expertise, a commitment to integrity and a passion for defense, the Attorneys at Criminal Defense Lawyers PLLC – Phoenix Criminal Defense Lawyers – are here to support you with your case. We believe every defendant has the right to.
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