SAPD Nabs Love Shack Aggravated Robbery SuspectPress Release
SAN ANGELO, TX -- On August 9, 2017, Detectives with the San Angelo Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division obtained an Arrest Warrant for Brian R. Garcia III, 19, of San Angelo in connection to the August 6, 2017 Aggravated Robbery at the Love Shack Express, 1807 South Lincoln Street.
Through a follow-up investigation, Garcia was developed as the suspect who entered the store and inquired about glass water pipes, and after settling on one pipe, Garcia told the clerk he would take the pipe. Garcia then walked towards the door with the pipe, pointed a gun at the clerk, and left the store.
Garcia was taken into custody by San Angelo Police at approximately 8:30 this morning at the Parole Office, 1070 Gateway Drive. Garcia was subsequently booked into the Tom Green County Jail where he remains confined on $50,000 bond.
Rob Cromwell, proprietor of the two Love Shack stores, issued a statement shortly after police named the suspect. "All of us at the Love Shacks would Like to thank the police, detectives and all our friends in the media that had this suspect identified, located and arrested in record time," he stated. "One more dangerous person with a gun off the streets. Thanks to all!"
Update 3 p.m.
Added the statement by the owner of the Love Shack.