KENNER POLICE DEPARTMENT
Stephen D. Caraway
Chief of Police
500 Veterans Boulevard
FAX (504) 712-2209
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Chief Steve Caraway
December 7, 2012
Kenner man on probation for attempt armed robbery arrested
for armed robbery
Kenner-A Kenner man on probation for
attempt armed robbery until 10/24/2013 has been arrested and charged
with armed robbery after he utilized a knife to rob a convenience store
cashier at knifepoint.
Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 4:54 a.m. Edward Pons, 26, of 1913 34th
Street, Kenner, entered the Circle K / Exxon, located at 3451 Williams
Pons who attempted to
shield his identity produced a large bladed knife and demanded money
from the cashier.
The cashier complied
and relinquished approximately 40.00 to Pons.
speaking to the victim cashier, it was learned that the suspect / Pons
was in the store approximately 20 minutes earlier where he had purchased
cigarettes and likely cased the business prior to the armed robbery.
Pons was positively
identified as the perpetrator of the armed robbery and was taken into
custody without incident at his residence, located at 1913 34th
Street, in Kenner.
Police executed a search warrant at Pons residence and recovered the
clothing that Pons wore at the time of the armed robbery.
time of the offense Pons was currently under the supervision of the
Jefferson Parish Probation and Parole Office for the crime of attempt
armed robbery (New Orleans conviction).
Pons was charged with
the crime of armed robbery.
At the present time
Pons remains in custody no bond has been set.
In addition, Pons was
also charged with probation violations.
Steve Caraway urges anyone with information concerning this incident, to
call the Kenner Police Department at (504) 712-2222, or Crimestoppers at
Detective Adam Schouest is in charge of
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