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Police arrest man for several Colorado Springs robberies

Posted at 2:44 PM, Jan 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-10 18:06:47-05
Robbery suspect Robert Brown

COLORADO SPRINGS – Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for several robberies in December in Colorado Springs. Robert William Turner, a 21-year-old resident of the city, is charged with nine robberies between December 12 and December 31.

Investigators from the CSPD Robbery Unit and Tactical Enforcement Unit say Turner wore a mask and pointed a firearm at employees during robberies at convenience stores, liquor stores, and pharmacies.

He is accused of committing robberies at:

  • 12/11/18                 Alta Convenience                    3945 Palmer Park Boulevard
  • 12/11/18                Alta Convenience                     2507 East Platte Avenue
  • 12/12/18                7 Eleven                                    525 North Union Boulevard
  • 12/12/18                Family Dollar Store                  2507 East Platte Avenue
  • 12/12/18                Lake Liquor                              501 South Union Boulevard
  • 12/23/18                Oddone’s Liquor                      441 North Union Boulevard
  • 12/24/18                Walgreens                               3480 North Academy Boulevard
  • 12/28/18                Walgreens                                 4305 East Platte Avenue
  • 12/31/18                Walgreens                                 350 North Union Boulevard

Police say additional charges are pending, and the investigation is ongoing.

Turner is due in court on Thursday, Jan. 17, at 8:30 A.M. He is being held on $200,000 bond.