3 Men Suspected in at Least 9 Robberies at ATMs in 9 Days, HPD Says
Two rifles, one semiautomatic pistol, three ski masks and three pairs of black gloves -- ever wonder why police get suspicious especially after finding this in a car after a chase?
Three men -- 26-year-old Jamarcus Terrel White, 21-year-old Andre Nathan Howard and 27-year-old Warren Anthony Howard -- have been arrested and and charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon and are responsible, police believe, for committing at least nine robberies in nine days.
"The suspects preyed on victims as they were using ATMs in bank parking lots on Westheimer Road," according to the HPD press release. "The suspects robbed victims at gunpoint of cash and numerous items, including cell phones, purses and wallets while the victims were using ATMs outside of banks. Fortunately, none of the victims was seriously injured."
The investigation was a group effort of officers with HPD's Westside Patrol Tactical Unit and HPD robbery investigators.
According to police:
While conducting surveillance operations, alert HPD Westside tactical officers caught the suspects in the act as they robbed a citizen at an ATM located at 11560 Westheimer about 8:45 p.m. last Monday (Oct. 29). The suspects were apprehended after leading officers on a short vehicle pursuit. Following their arrests, officers recovered two rifles and one semiautomatic pistol in the suspects' vehicle, along with three ski masks and three pairs of black gloves.
The three are believed responsible for robbing citizens in the following incidents:
Oct. 21 - about 10:20 p.m. at 11560 Westheimer Oct. 23 - about 9:15 p.m. at 10420 Westheimer Oct. 23 - about 10:05 p.m. at 10420 Westheimer Oct. 23 - about 10:30 p.m. at 10118 Westheimer Oct. 25 - about 9:05 p.m. at 8081 Westheimer Oct. 25 - about 10:25 p.m. at 10101 Westheimer Oct. 27 - about 10:10 p.m. at 8384 Westheimer Oct. 27 - about 10:35 p.m. at 10411 Westheimer Oct. 29 - about 8:45 p.m. at 11560 Westheimer
Anyone with information in any additional related incidents involving these suspects is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700.
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