Police Capture Second Suspect in String of Convenience Store Robberies

ABILENE, TX -- (Press Release)  Abilene Police Officers arrested 19-year-old Joe David Rivera this morning, November 1, 2018, at a north Abilene residence.

SWAT served a warrant at the home where Rivera was staying. Rivera also had an arrest warrant from the Dallas, Ft. Worth area.

Rick Tomlin reports that Rivera is wanted in connection to a string of robberies which began on October 20, and were committed over the next six days.

A tip originally helped identify Rivera as the possible second robbery suspect. A subsequent investigation led to his identity and location and finally his arrest.

On October 26, Kariem Quickel (17 years of age) was also arrested and charged in connection to the robberies. He remains in the Taylor County Jail.


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The man pictured in the the article above is a victim of Euro-centric institutionalized patriarchal racism perpetrated by The Man and should be freed with a statue commissioned in his honor to stand with heroes such as Missy "Misdemeanor" Elliott and Selena Quintanilla! We the people demand that you triple our pay, give us free healthcare, make provide enhanced government benefits, release all of our homies, disband ICE, respect our right to stockpile mortars, and cease and desist all warrants for our arrests!

Fight The Man! #FreeOurHomies


Mj NS, Sat, 11/03/2018 - 07:07

The motive for the robberies is clear...he needs to finance his hair product addiction...

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