Police arrest suspect in Nixon armed robbery
ATASCOSA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
Jarred Woodward, 37, of Pawnee was arrested for an alleged armed robbery in Nixon.
Wilson County NewsAugust 3, 2016, 4:31pm 1,964 views 1 comment
(Revised Aug. 4, 2016, 8:30 a.m.)
According to the Nixon Police Department, Jarred Woodward, 37, of Pawnee has been arrested in connection with an Aug. 1 armed robbery at Reliable Finance in Nixon.
A security video of the incident released by the department resulted in a tip to the Gonzales County Crime Stoppers. This led to Woodward’s arrest near his residence in Karnes County. He was charged with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.
According to the Nixon Police Department, Woodward was named as a person of interest in at least three other recent armed robberies in surrounding counties, including home invasion.
Be sure to pick up a copy of the Wilson County News next week to hear a first-person account from an eyewitness to the robbery.
(Previous article, Aug. 3, 2016, 4:31 p.m.)
Nixon police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man suspected of robbing the Reliable Finance Co. at gunpoint.
On Aug. 1, a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 11 inches tall, 190-205 pounds, in his 30s to early 40s with short dark hair, entered the Reliable Finance Co. on Third Street with a gun, demanding cash. He also advised the victim that he was from Kenedy. The subject fled the scene in a brown- or tan-colored 2003-04 Ford F-150 pickup truck.
Police are asking anyone with information about the crime, including any agencies with a similar modus, to contact the Greater Gonzales County Crime Stoppers at 830-672-TIPS.