17 years old
changes of Armed Robbery, Aggravated Assault
trafficking in stolen property
Superior Court as an adult
8 at about 3:30 pm the suspect arrived voluntarily at the Peoria Police
Department and after invoking his right not to speak he was arrested for the
robbery of the London Gold Jewelry store on September 2nd.
2nd at about 2:50 pm the London Gold Jewelry Store at 7311 W. Bell
Road was robbed of jewelry with a retail value of about 1 million dollars. The
suspect is described as a black male; 20 years of age, 6'00" tall, thin build.
Wearing a black/tan/white plaid shirt, jeans, glasses and was armed with a black
handgun. The suspect was seen leaving in a yellow, 2 door, passenger car.
from the Peoria Police Violent Crimes Unit developed information regarding the
identity of the suspect after a friend of his saw a news spot on a 5:00 pm TV
news cast on September 4th in which the photo and video from the robbery were
shown and contacted police. On September 5th a photo line-up was
shown to the victim of the robbery and she immediately identified the suspect.
Only a small portion of the jewelry taken has been recovered with a retail value
of about $73,000.00.
was detained in the Maricopa County Juvenile Court Center on charges of Armed
Robbery, Aggravated Assault and trafficking in stolen property.
Police Department would like to thank the media for getting the suspect
information and photos/videos out to the community. We received three calls from
people identifying the suspect and all said they saw it on TV. THANK YOU! You
are a valued partner.