BCSO deputies arrest suspect in 8 South Valley armed robberies

BERNALILLO COUNTY, N.M. — The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday announced the arrest of a man accused of eight armed robberies in the South Valley.

Deputies allege each robbery involved a suspect armed with a knife, threatening store employees. According to BCSO, the robberies happened at these businesses:

  • Cricket Wireless on Coors
  • Metro PCS on Rio Bravo
  • Metro Mobile Store on Rio Bravo
  • Cricket Wireless on Rio Bravo
  • Walgreens on Isleta
  • Subway on Rio Bravo
  • Metro-PCS/T-Mobile on Coors
  • Cricket Wireless on Rio Bravo

After conducting investigations into each case, deputies identified 25-year-old Sergio Jhoy Salinas-Rodriguez as the suspect.

A search warrant was reportedly conducted November 14 on his home. Then, they found Salinas-Rodriguez two days later and arrested him.

According to BCSO, they forwarded the case to the district attorney’s office for further proceedings.