Person allegedly robbed 10 ABQ companies in nine times

A 29-12 months-outdated male is accused of fleeing his halfway property ahead of heading on a theft spree — netting below $1,000 from 10 companies all around Albuquerque in just around a week.

A 2018 mugshot of Brandon Sanchez (MDC)

Brandon Sanchez is billed with a few counts of theft and seven counts of armed robbery in the incidents, which spanned Jan. 1 as a result of Jan. 9.

The U.S. Marshals Service arrested Sanchez on Tuesday at a Motel 6 in Northeast Albuquerque.

Sanchez was on probation on a federal gun charge from 2021 and experienced been on the run given that Oct, when he still left an Albuquerque halfway house.

Sanchez’s prison historical past features more than a dozen arrests on violent and non-violent offenses and, according to court documents, also violated probation in a earlier case.

According to a legal complaint filed in Metropolitan Courtroom:

The very first theft occurred Jan. 1 close to 9:45 a.m. when a person robbed a Twister’s cafe near Menaul and Wyoming NE. The person employed a demand take note, threatening to destroy workers, and acquired away with $100.

A person matching that description in a equivalent getaway motor vehicle robbed a Starbucks coffeehouse later on that day and, on Jan. 4, robbed a Little Caesars pizza store and Subway sandwich store in five minutes of every single other.

Police sent out surveillance photos of the robber to statewide businesses and a detective from Valencia County recognized the man as Sanchez. By that time, Sanchez had been on the run for months just after leaving a federal halfway property.

“After the next quite a few times, attempts to track down Sanchez were being unsuccessful,” in accordance to the complaint.

In accordance to law enforcement, he stayed chaotic.

On Jan. 7 and Jan. 8, the same man robbed at a different Subway and Very little Caesars, occasionally showing a gun in his waistband. On Jan. 9, in just a span of 12 hrs, the same person robbed an additional Starbucks, a Big 5 sporting merchandise keep and a Domino’s Pizza spot.

In the very last a few incidents, the male utilized a stolen SUV that was later located abandoned but police uncovered the first getaway automobile at a Motel 6 north of Paseo del Norte. Sanchez and his girlfriend were located in a place and detained.

Sanchez advised police the motor vehicle caught on stability movie was his but denied robbing any enterprises. He at some point asked for a law firm.

Within the couple’s space police uncovered the apparel, wig, BB gun and demand from customers note employed by Sanchez in the many robberies.

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