A 20-year-old man was arrested Thursday for allegedly robbing an Indio comfort retailer with a loaded handgun.
Gregory Garcia, 20, was arrested in reference to the theft that occurred simply earlier than three a.m. at a Circle Ok retailer within the 82000 block of Avenue 42, Indio Police Division PIO Ben Guitron mentioned. Police mentioned a person entered the shop and demanded cash whereas displaying a handgun on the money register.
The suspect fled southbound Monroe Road on foot by way of the car parking zone after the theft occurred, Guitron mentioned.
Indio police noticed Garcia strolling on Monroe Road on the Interstate 10 overpass simply after three a.m., Guitron mentioned. He was arrested with out incident, and officers recovered a small sum of money and a loaded handgun.
Garcia was booked into the Indio Jail at 5:30 a.m. on suspicion of second-degree theft, committing a felony with the usage of a firearm, carrying a hid and loaded firearm and possession of a stolen firearm.
Garcia was being held on $105,000 bail, in response to jail information.
No accidents occurred throughout the theft or arrest, police mentioned.