Thursday, August 9, 2018

Serial Home Improvement Store Suspect Wanted

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect(s) responsible for several aggravated robberies with a deadly weapon at Home Depot’s and Lowe’s stores.

On Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 2:20 pm, an unknown Hispanic male entered the Home Depot, located at 6810 Gulf Freeway, in Houston, Texas. The male filled a shopping cart up with several high dollar power tools and then pushed the shopping cart out of the store without making any attempts to pay for them. An employee witnessed the incident and attempted to ask the male if he a receipt, at which time the suspect lifted his shirt, displaying a handgun, and told him not to say anything. The suspect fled the scene. HPD case #942219-18

The same male robbed the Summerwood Home Depot on July 16, 2018 and then the Lowes store in Atascocita an hour later. The suspect then hit the Copperfield store located at 6800 Highway 6 North on July 18, where he threatened the cashier with a weapon and then robbed a Lowes in Sugarland July 26. In one of the robberies, the Hispanic male had an unknown black male with him.

Suspect description:
Suspect #1: Hispanic male, 25 to 35 years old, 5’06, 200 pounds, black hair, thin beard, tattoos on arms.
Suspect #2: Black male, 25 to 35 years old.
Vehicle: In one of the robberies, the suspect left in a white Chevrolet Avalanche

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at