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PRESS RELEASE
Pursuant to Cal Govt. Code Sect 6254(f)
San Jose Police Department
Media Relations Unit
201 W. Mission Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Ph (408) 277-5339 Fax (408) 286-0923

SJPD Arrest Suspect Involved in a Series of Robberies
Filed under Press Release, on 1/26/2017 3:35:00 PM by Author: Albert Morales #3477.

TYPE OF CRIME: Robbery CASE NUMBER: Several
LOCATION: San Jose, Ca.
 
VICTIM: Several
ADDRESS: San Jose, Ca.
 
SUSPECT: Robert Joseph Rainbow AGE: 45 Years
ADDRESS: San Jose Resident
 
Suspect: Rainbow
Suspect: Rainbow

 

San Jose:  The San Jose Police Department’s Robbery Unit has identified and arrested a suspect in a connection with a series of robberies of banks, check cashing stores, and pharmacies.  The crimes occurred between December 19, 2016 and January 10, 2017. The suspect entered each of the businesses and presented a demand note before taking money, or narcotics.

Sergeant Jaime Jimenez of the Robbery Unit stated that Robbery Detectives had worked tirelessly throughout the investigation of the robberies, which included interviewing victims and witnesses, gathering physical evidence, and conducting surveillance.  Robbery Detectives provided safety tips in an effort to educate the victim businesses.

Robbery Detectives identified Rainbow as the suspect responsible for the crime spree.  On January 11, 2017 members of the Covert Response Unit located and arrested the 45 year old Robert Rainbow at a residence in San Jose.

This investigation is ongoing. Please forward any information to Detective Juan Hernandez #3898 or Detective Enrique Hernandez #3690 at the San Jose Police Department’s Robbery Unit at (408)277-4166.

Persons wishing to remain anonymous may either call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line, (408) 947-STOP (7867), or click the "Submit a Tip" link below.  Persons providing information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect may be eligible for a CASH REWARD from the Silicon Valley Crime Stoppers.
 
 
 
BY: Ofc. Albert Morales #3477 AUTHORIZED BY: Sgt. Ronald Starkey #3098
DATE: 1/26/17 TIME: 2:00 PM DATE: 1/26/17 TIME: 2:20 PM


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