Police catch teens who robbed Tyler business

Thursday, September 23, 2010 - 10:55am

Tyler police are seeking the whereabouts of a third suspect involved in the Aggravated Robbery of Metro PCS business. The Suspect is identified as Markest Montrel Mason, B/M, 07/25/1991, also of Dallas, Texas. Judge Baker has issued an arrest warrant for Mason and set his bond at $500.000 dollars. Mason is believed to be in the Dallas area to elude police.

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime are urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers, at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833). Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case, or any, felony case.

On Wednesday, officers of the Tyler Police Department Arrested two suspects in the Aggravated Robbery at 1700 SSE Loop 323 (Metro PCS). The suspects were located at 3088 Old Omen Road. Arrested were Cashton Taylor JONES, a black male 19 years of age and Jason Cornelius CONNALLY, a black male 19 years of age. JONES was booked into the Smith County Jail on an Aggravated Robbery warrant $450,000.00 bond. CONNALLY was booked into the Smith County Jail on an Aggravated Robbery warrant $400,000.00 BOND


Previous TPD News Release:

On Tuesday around 5:15 p.m., TPD Officers’ responded to the report of an Aggravated Robbery at 1700 SSE Loop 323 Ste. 290 (Metro PCS). Upon arrival Officers determined that two Black Male suspects entered the business and one of the suspects produced a handgun demanding money. There was one employee inside the business with no other customers in the store. The suspects ordered the employee to the rear of the business. The suspects then took an undetermined amount of currency from the register and fled the scene. No injuries were reported in the robbery.
Both suspects were described as 18-19 years of age. One suspect was approximately 5’10” and the other 6’ – 6’2”. The suspects fled the scene south on foot.
This incident is under investigation.


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