CITY OF BRYAN POLICE DEPARTMENT
For Immediate Release
Kelley McKethan/Public Information Officer
Date: January 29, 2014
Bryan Police Investigate Aggravated Robbery
Update: On January 16, 2014 Robert Guevara was arrested in Pueblo Colorado for the robbery that occurred at Cash America Pawn in November of last year. A theft $50-$500 warrant was also served on Guevara at the same time. He was transported to the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office on January 28, 2014 where he has a $43,000 bond.
On November 24, 2013 at 4:45pm Officers responded to Cash America Pawn located at 3511 S. Texas Ave. for a robbery that had just occurred. A male entered the store and demanded money and merchandise. The suspect is described as a 25-30 year old Hispanic male approximately 5’10 to 6’ tall weighing 220-250lbs wearing dark clothing and a mask. The suspect displayed a firearm and shot multiple shots inside the store. There were four employees and several customers in the store at the time. No one was injured during the robbery and the suspect fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money and property.
The Bryan Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact the Criminal Investigation Division at 979-209-5316 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS (8477).
The safety of our community does not have borders. It is the goal of every law enforcement agency to protect the citizens that we serve. Be the eyes and ears of your police department. When you see suspicious activity contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600, the Texas A&M University Police Department at 979-845-2345, or the Bryan Police Department and the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office at 979-361-3888. Together we can make a difference in our community.
PROBABLE CAUSE STATEMENT
Affiant appears before the undersigned notary/Peace Officer and says under oath that he has good reason to believe that in Brazos County, Texas, Robert Brandon Guevara, W/M, DOB: 072584, hereafter styled Defendant, on or about October 16, 2013 did then and there unlawfully appropriate, by acquiring or otherwise exercising control over, property, to-wit: 30 various video games ($290.00) and 6 wrenches ($130.00) totaling $420.00 from the owner thereof, valued at $50.00, but less than $500.00, without the effective consent of the owner, namely, Cash America Pawn and Timothy Marin Garcia, W/M, DOB: 050177, and with intent to deprive the owner of the property.
Affiant, being a sworn and commissioned police officer of The City of Bryan, Texas bases his belief on the following facts: I, William C. Fleming (Badge #239), am currently employed by the City of Bryan, Police Department. I have been a Licensed Texas Peace Officer since January 4th, 2000. I am currently assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division as a Detective.
On 103013, Bryan Police Officer B. Snyder #362 responded to Cash America Pawn (3511 South Texas Avenue, Bryan, Brazos County, Texas). He made contact with (Name Deleted) (reporting Person / victim), W/M, (Name Deleted) informed Officer Snyder that an employee of Cash America Pawn had been stealing from them for a short period of time. The employee was identified as Robert Brandon Guevara (defendant), W/M, DOB: 072584. The store noticed that merchandise was missing and they had their Loss Prevention (Name Deleted)) come in to investigate. He reviewed video and transactions and noticed that the defendant was making transactions and signing merchandise purchase receipts for merchandise that was not being sold to the store. It was further discovered that the defendant had made up a fake identity to sell items back to the store.
On 100413 at approximately 1012 hrs, the defendant sold 12 video games to the store for $100.00, no video games were turned in.
On 100413 at approximately 1027 hrs, the defendant sold 8 video games to the store for $90.00, no video games were turned in.
On 100613 at approximately 1600 hrs, the defendant sold 10 video games to the store for $100.00, no video games were turned in.
On 101613 at approximately 1655 hrs, the defendant sold 6 wrenches to the store for $130.00, no wrenches were turned in.
All of these transactions were caught on video and coincide with the store receipts.
(Name Deleted) interviewed the defendant prior to police involvement and the defendant confessed to the theft. The defendant also filled out a written confession and gave it to (Name Deleted).