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Tyler PD identifies, secures warrants for aggravated robbery suspects

TYLER, July 17, 2014--UPDATE: Two of three robbery suspects are now in custody.  Christopher Nelson was arrested yesterday in Longview, and Danzel Warren turned himself in to authorities in Tyler. Law enforcement officers are still searching for the third suspect, Kevin Nelson.

 

Update 1

TYLER, July 16, 2014--Tyler investigators have identified and secured warrants for the suspects believed responsible for the Aggravated Robberies that occurred on June 22, 2014, in Tyler.

The following suspects are wanted by Tyler Police Department:

Christopher Charles Nelson, black male, age 23. Christopher Nelson has four outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery and one warrant for Aggravated Assault. Total bond $1,000,000.

Kevin Nelson, black male, age 19. Kevin Nelson has four outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery. Total bond $600,000.

Danzel Rashad Warren, black male, born age 20. Danzel Warren has four outstanding warrants for Aggravated Robbery. Total bond $600,000.

Anyone with information about the location of these suspects is urged to contact Tyler Police Department or call Tyler Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF.  Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any other felony case.

 

Original Story

On June 22, 2014, at 9:38 p.m., Tyler Police Officers were dispatched to 5709 Mustang Trail, in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. When officers arrived on scene, the caller stated he had been robbed at gunpoint. The suspects were described as two black males wearing dark colored hoodies. The victim stated one of the suspects struck him in the head with a handgun and stole his cellphone. The suspects then quickly left the area on foot. The victim sustained minor injuries.

Later, at 10:12 p.m., Officers were dispatched to 1909 Sybil Lane, in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred. The caller told police that two black males wearing dark colored hoodies approached her. One of the suspects pointed a handgun at her and stole her debit card. The suspects then left the area on foot. No injuries were reported.

Still later, at 10:57 p.m., officers were dispatched to 2103 W. Jackson Street, in reference to a residential burglary that had just occurred. The caller stated three black males knocked on the caller’s residence. When the caller answered the door, the three suspects entered the residence and pointed a handgun at her demanding money. One of the suspects was a heavy set male wearing a dark colored hoodie. The second suspect was tall and thin wearing a black T-shirt. There was no description on the third suspect.  The suspects stole two cellphones and left the area on foot.  No injuries were reported.

Due to the descriptions of the suspects and the times at which these incidents occurred, it is believed these three crimes are related.    

These crimes are currently under investigation.  Anyone with information in this case is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Tyler/Smith County Crime Stoppers at 903-597-CUFF.  Crime Stoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any other felony case.

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