(December 29, 2014)-  Two teenagers who spent the weekend committing armed felonies in North Cape Coral are now behind bars on charges of Armed Robbery, Resisting Officers, and Armed Carjacking (CR# 14-020688).

On Sunday, December 28th, Officers responded to 111 Del Prado Boulevard N. on a robbery call.  The victim reported that a Black male wearing camouflage pants and a black t-shirt and a  Hispanic male wearing a black shirt and shorts, approached her and snatched cash from her hand.  She called 9-11.

Officers quickly set up a perimeter and K9 responded.  Perimeter officers saw two males matching the given description running through the yard of 111 NE 16 Pl, scale a fence and continue running despite commands to stop.  K9 Officer reese and his partner, K9 "Arca" tracked the suspects to 1719 NE 1st Ter.  There, neighbors began telling officers that they saw two males (one Black and one Hispanic) run into the residence.

Officers descended on the residence and detained five subjects in the back yard of the house.  A "show-up" was conducted with the victim and two witnesses.  Petit-Homie and Diaz were positively identified.  The others were not involved in this incident.

Detectives responded to the scene and obtained consent to search the premises from the resident of the home.  Located during the search were the clothing worn by the suspects during the robbery, and a firearm.

Forensics responded and obtained surveillance video from 111 Del Prado Boulevard N.  Officers again positively identified Petit-Homme and Diaz in the video.

Detectives and Patrol Officers in the area were also working a Carjacking (CR# 14-020653) that occurred around 6:30 PM the night before at the Racetrack located nearby at 314 Del Prado Boulevard N.  The description of the suspects in the carjacking matched Petit-Homme and Diaz.  They were also positively identified from surveillance video of the Carjacking attempt.

Investigation revealed that Petit-Homme and Diaz were the suspects in the Carjacking from December 27 and that they were armed at that time.  Additionally, they were the suspects in the Robbery by Sudden Snatching that led to their apprehension and that they were armed during that incident as well.

Both were placed under arrest and charged accordingly.  They were transported to the Cape Coral Police Department for processing and later to the Lee County Jail/Juvenile Assessment Center.

ARRESTED: Huslander Petit-Homme, B/M, 14, 1927 SE Van Loon  Terrace, Cape Coral.
CHARGES: Robbery by Sudden Snatching With a Firearm, Resisting an Officer Without Violence, Robbery Carjacking with a Firearm.

 

 


ARRESTED: Francisco Raul Diaz, W/M, 16, 110 NE 16th Place, Cape Coral.
CHARGES: Robbery by Sudden Snatching With a Firearm, Resisting an Officer Without Violence, Robbery Carjacking with a Firearm.

 

 

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