Crime

Man accused of robbing nine Colorado Springs businesses in December

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Police have arrested a man who they say robbed nine Colorado Springs businesses at gunpoint last month. 

Robert Turner, 21, of Colorado Springs was arrested January 3. He is facing charges in connection with the following armed robberies: 

  • December 11 at the Alta convenience store at Palmer Park Boulevard and Potter Drive
  • December 11 at the Alta convenience store at Platte Avenue and Pitkin Street
  • December 12 at the 7-Eleven at Union Boulevard and Willamette Avenue
  • December 12 at an unspecified business
  • December 12 at Lake Liquor at Union Boulevard and Airport Road
  • December 23 at Oddone's Liquor at Union Boulevard and St. Vrain Street
  • December 24 at an unspecified business
  • December 28 at the Walgreens at Platte Avenue and Murray Boulevard
  • December 31 at the Walgreens at Union Boulevard and Meade Avenue

Police said they're still investigating Turner's activities, and more charges are pending. 


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