Serial Robbery Suspect Arrested
May 25, 2006 -- A suspect believed
responsible for committing at least 10 robberies has been arrested
and charged in several of the incidents that occurred in the cities
of Houston and Bellaire.
The suspect, Carlos Hoyos-Martinez (H/m, DOB:
12-19-70), is arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated
robbery with a deadly weapon in the 180th State District Court
and one count of aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon is the
232nd State District Court. Two charges are for robberies that
occurred in the city of Houston and one charge is for a robbery
that occurred in the city of Bellaire.
HPD Robbery Division Sergeant D. Silva reported:
On May 16, the suspect went inside a dentist's
office at 9641 Hillcroft and robbed a female at gunpoint of her
jewelry and an office laptop computer. He was seen leaving the
location in a white Honda with Texas license plates 990GMZ. During
the investigation, robbery investigators tracked the suspect's
vehicle to a hotel in southwest Houston and arrested him after
he attempted to leave in the car. The suspect has been identified
in at least nine robberies in Houston and one in Bellaire.
Investigators believe Hoyos-Martinez may be responsible
for more robberies and are asking anyone who may have been victimized
by the suspect to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700
or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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