Group involved with theft in trade in Manaus is arrested

At least six stores were attacked in the past nine months by gang, who used firearms in robberies.
27/07/2016 15h51 - Updated 27/07/2016 15h51
Photo: Suzana Martins/SSP-AM

The Secretariat of Public Security of the State (SSP-AM), through a joint action of the Executive Secretariat- Deputy of Integrated Operations (Seaop) and Specialized Police in Robbery, Theft and defrauding (Derfd) Civil Police, arrested five people for robbery and theft to home appliance stores in the capital. The police, at least six stores were attacked in the past nine months by gang, I used a firearm and was identified with the help of images recorded by the internal circuitry of the stores.

Raiciney Nunes da Silva, 24, Leidson Carlos da Silva, 20, Larissa Carla da Silva Marques, 20, and a teenager 17 years were identified by surveillance cameras of one of the robbed stores, on Monday, Jorge Teixeira in the neighborhood, East zone. A man known as Pedro Henrique, which also appears in the video, it is on the run. Ronaldo Moreira Serrao, 40, appointed as receiver of thefts, He was also arrested by Derfd. With the prisoners were recovered 25 cell and seized two weapons.

The Deputy Executive Secretary of Integrated Operations SSP-AM, Orlando Amaral, He said other stores may have been assaulted by the group. "In the course of investigations and seizures identified a potential store group was the TV Home, but we believe that there are other shops were also mugged. They gave preference to the phones that were displayed in the windows ", he explained.

"Modus operandi"
The titular delegate Derfd, Adriano Felix, He explained that the group always acted the same way in all stores. "First two people, the smallest and Pedro Henrique, They passed by couple, They went to the counter of the store, and when they were being serviced, others approached and surrendered the person who was attending, They collected mobile phones and fled all together ", said.

All confessed crimes. The four prisoners will be sent to the Public Jail Judge Raimundo Vidal Pessoa, no Center. They respond by increased theft crimes, criminal association and corruption of minors. They seized will be sent to the Specialized Police in Determination of Acts infractional (Deaai).

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