On January 3, 2019, the Colorado Springs Police Department’s Robbery Unit and Tactical Enforcement Unit took Robert William Turner, 21 years of age and a resident of Colorado Springs, into custody. He was charged with nine robberies. During the month of December 2018, Turner was responsible for robbing multiple convenience stores, liquor stores, and pharmacies located in Colorado Springs. Turner wore a mask and would point a firearm at the victims during each of these robberies. The Robbery Unit is continuing the investigation into Turner’s activities. Additional charges are pending.
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 2480 North Union Boulevard
12/28/18 Walgreens 4305 East Platte Avenue
12/31/18 Walgreens 350 North Union Boulevard
This continues to be an active investigation. Follow Twitter for photograph.
Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.