Robbery Suspects Arrested, More Victims Being
September 13, 2006 -- Investigators
in the Multi-Agency Violent Gang Crime Initiative have arrested
three suspects in connection with an aggravated robbery at 6112
Rampart on August 21, 2006 about 4 p.m. and are asking other possible
victims to come forward.
The suspects, identified as gang members, are Gerzain
Rios (H/m, DOB: 10-5-88), Aron
Garcia (H/m, DOB: 2-11-88), and Carlos
Martinez (H/m, DOB 6-8-89). Each is charged with aggravated
robbery with a deadly weapon in the 174th State District Court.
HPD Robbery Division Officer S. Guerra reported
the suspects are believed responsible for the following robberies:
- 6112 Rampart on August 21 in which a 22-year-old
male was robbed at gunpoint (shotgun) and his blue Chevrolet
Impala taken, along with some cash. This vehicle was later used
in three other aggravated robberies.
- 6700 De Moss on August 21, 2006 about 5 p.m.
The suspects, who were armed,
shot a 16-year-old male in the stomach with a shotgun.
- 5900 Hillcroft on August 21, 2006 about 9:45
p.m. The victim, a 28-year-old male, was robbed at gunpoint.
- 6009 Bellaire on August 22, 2006 about 12:20
a.m. in which three adult victims were robbed at gunpoint (shotgun)
of some cash and personal items.
- 6036 Gessner on August 23, 2006 about 10:30
p.m. The 19-year-old victim was robbed at gunpoint.
Anyone with information on the suspects being
involved in other crimes is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division
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