Two charged with shooting armored car guard, taking $140,000, may be linked to similar robberies in Fresno
Fresno County sheriff’s officials said the man in custody may be connected to some of the other armored car robberies in the city. A black man, driving a brown truck bearing Fresno County license plate number 1229 GX5, was arrested Thursday. He’d allegedly led deputies on a chase through a residential area of Fresno County. He fired gunshots at another officer when they tackled him, but was not hit. He was jailed on suspicion of attempted murder and was transported to the Fresno County Jail. At least four black men in the county have been charged with armed robbery in armored car robberies, but the only similar suspect in the Fresno County case was arrested Wednesday. “There’s somebody we want to identify to see where he fits in,” Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims said Thursday. “We don’t know what link there is between all four of them.”
DALLAS – Police said Tuesday they believe two men may be tied to the same armored car crime spree in northwest Dallas. Curtis L. Allen, 30, and a man described as a juvenile face charges after two men were killed in the robberies, police spokesman Sgt. Warren Mitchell said. Investigators said that at least one of the men in both armed robberies used a shotgun in the slayings, killing at least two men at an armored car business in northwest Dallas, on the city’s west side. The two-week spree begins with a fatal shooting April 17 near The Colony, a high-end hotel, where a man shot an armored car guard and demanded $140,000 from him. A second suspect was captured. Two days later, authorities said, the same man killed a guard at a bank near the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
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