Dozens arrested in cell phone store robberies
At least 26 suspects have been charged in a series of aggravated robberies in the northeast Harris County and the City of Houston.
Investigators with the HCSO Robbery Division, the Houston Police Department Robbery Division, and Harris County District Attorney’s Office filed more than 54 felony charges on the 24 adult and 2 juvenile defendants. Charges include aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and engaging in organized criminal activity, aggravated assault on a peace officer.
The incidents took place in a variety of areas in northeast Harris County and also in the City of Houston. The defendants would enter the businesses at gunpoint and demand iPhones and cash from the employees and customers. They would threaten to kill the employees, if they gave them iPhones with tracking devices.
A great cooperation between local law enforcement and the Harris County District Attorney’s Office for bringing justice to all victims involved.
The following cases were closed from this arrest of these defendants:
09/29/2014 12600 Woodforest Boulevard Fed Ex Truck
09/29/2014 14500 Longview Fed Ex Truck
10/10/2014 12700 Hidden Castle Drive
10/10/2014 5800 E Sam Houston Parkway N
10/15/2014 4800 Wilson Road T-Mobile Wireless
01/29/2015 960 S Beglis Sprint
03/18/2015 9500 West Road Verizon Wireless
04/03/2015 5185 W. 34th Street Radio Shack
04/13/2015 600 Block Maxey Road
04/15/2015 15735 Wallisville Road Verizon Wireless
04/26/2015 2123 Crosby Freeway AT&T
04/27/2015 2500 Green Oak Drive T-Mobile Wireless
04/30/2015 12661 W. Lake Houston Parkway AT&T Wireless
05/08/2015 710 Kingwood Drive Verizon Wireless
05/08/2015 12661 W Lake Houston Parkway AT&T Wireless
05/11/2015 710 Kingwood Drive Verizon Wireless
05/16/2015 10222 Gulf Freeway Sprint Wireless
05/21/2015 566 W FM 1960 Sprint Wireless
06/16/2015 5001 Aldine Mail Road
06/18/2015 11818 Airline Boost Mobile
Suspects charged and arrested include Anthony Hill, Antoine Duplechin-Holden, Christin Criswell, Dashon Hamilton, Deandre Fields, Denarwin McCoy, Devante Williams, Dominic Rodriguez, George Randall, Jaimi Hawkins, James Philpot, Levonte Williams, Marcellus Barrett, Mileak Edwards, Quinton Malbrough, Randy Sullivan, Shadrick Jones, Terrence Edwards, Vincent Broussard and Xavier Mitchell.