UPDATE: Second suspect arrested in Tyler mobile home park robbery

David Eugene Ford/Smith County Jail Records
Friday, August 10, 2012 - 11:00am

AUGUST 16TH UPDATE: The second man wanted in connection with the aggravated robbery at a Tyler mobile home park earlier in August has been arrested.

Tyler Investigators have arrested David Ford, 21, on Wednesday, August 15th, after receiving a tip about his location.

The original robbery happened on August 10th.

Both suspects are now in custody and have been booked into the Smith County Jail.
 


UPDATE: Tyler Investigators have identified the two suspects responsible for the Aggravated Robbery that occurred on Friday, August 10, 2012 at 2525 Shiloh Road.

Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen who provided vital information on the license plate of the suspect vehicle, Investigators were able to determine the identification of the suspects.

Investigators arrested the first suspect, Tevin Montravian Dorsey, B/M, 11/14/1990, of Tyler.  Dorsey was located at the Economy Inn on Mineola Highway Saturday morning where he was taken into custody for the Aggravated Robbery.

The second suspect is identified as David Eugene Ford, B/M, 12/14/1990, of Tyler.  Investigators have not been able to locate Ford at his time and are actively seeking his whereabouts.  An arrest warrant has been issued for Ford for Aggravated Robbery.

If you have information about David Ford's whereabouts, please 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.




Early Friday morning, at about 5:05 am, Tyler Police were called to the Shiloh Pines Mobile Home Park in Tyler in reference to the reported robbery of an individual.

Officers contacted the victim, who said that moments after arriving home she was confronted in her driveway by a younger black male wearing a grey shirt and black jeans. The victim said the suspect immediately pointed a gun at her and demanded money. He then took the victim’s purse and fled the scene as a passenger in a light blue sedan.

The victim was not injured during the incident and described the suspect as heavy set and in his early 20s, with a blue bandana covering his facing.

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.

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