Eight suspects have been indicted by an 18th Judicial District Grand Jury for allegedly being in a gang that robbed multiple cell phone stores at gunpoint.
The grand jury returned 69 counts against the suspects, including violations of the Colorado Organized Crime Control Act (COCCA), numerous counts of aggravated robbery and kidnapping, according to a Thursday news release from the district attorney’s office. Some defendants are also charged with assault and attempted murder.
The defendants are also suspected of robbing a marijuana dispensary. Some suspects tried to kill a man who had been selling the stolen phones, the release said.
The suspects indicted are identified as: Jermaine Jerome Wright, 24, of Aurora; Cartrell Bounds, 24, of Denver; Kove A. Davis, 28; Damon Tyree Webster, 28; Marrell Lawayne Jones, 29; Adrian Washington, 26, of Aurora; Hasina Nafisa Allen-Turner, 20; and Jalen Roosevelt Wright, 19, of Aurora.
The city of residency was unavailable for some of the suspects. All of the defendants, who all face multiple criminal counts, have future court appearances scheduled.
They are suspected of robbing the following businesses on the date listed:
- Jan. 21, AT&T store, Aurora
- Jan. 25, Verizon store, Highlands Ranch
- Jan. 28, T-Mobile store, Denver
- Feb. 2, T-Mobile store, Westminster
- Feb. 11, T-Mobile store, Aurora
- Feb. 28, T-Mobile store, Denver on Feb. 28
- March 3, Verizon store, Aurora
- March 15, X-Clusive Cannabis, Aurora
The Aurora Police Department and the FBI’s Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force investigated the case along with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, Lakewood Police Department and Denver Police Department.
The 18th Judicial District is made up of Arapahoe, Douglas, Elbert and Lincoln counties.
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