Spokane Police charge supsects in armed robberies

Monique Cotton, Police Communications Director, 509.363.8285

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 11 a.m.

Spokane Police Major Crimes Detectives have submitted charges (two counts of First Degree Robbery each) to the Spokane County Prosecutor’s Office relating to the armed robberies of two Spokane businesses.

Andrew W. Carr (12/15/85) and Marshall M. Barkdull (9/18/85) are each charged with two counts of First Degree Robbery for their alleged involvement in the armed robbery of the Pizza Rita, 5511 N. Wall on 5/22/13 and the armed robbery of Herbal Connections, 606 W. Garland on 5/27/13.

Both suspects are in custody. Andrew Carr was already in jail on an unrelated charge and will be charged today with two counts of Robbery. Marshall Barkdull was booked into jail on Friday, will be charged today with two counts of Robbery and will be making his first court appearance today.

Carr was previously arrested for the Hot Toddies robbery occurring on 6/10/13.

The City of Spokane experienced an unusual number of robberies this spring and early summer. Spokane Police Major Crimes detectives have the following individuals for the following robberies:

  • Curtis Cyrus and a juvenile male were arrested for a series of Craigslist robberies occurring on 3/5, 5/22 and 6/11
  • Lucky Guzman was arrested for the Wells Fargo Bank robbery on 4/23/13
  • Hayden Hamilton arrested for the 7-11 store robbery on 5/21
  • Andrew Carr was arrested for Hot Totties robbery and will be charged with the robbery of Pizza Rita on 5/22 and Herbal Connections on 5/27
  • Marshall Barkdull was arrested and will be charged with the robbery of Pizza Rita on 5/22 and Herbal Connections on 5/27
  • Daniel Drake was arrested for the robberies of Java Hut on 6/11 and Albertsons on 6/12
  • Tyler Contonio, Nicholas Sailors, and Tenisha Herrell were arrested for two robberies initiated through backpage.com on 7/18 and 7/19

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