*****Previously release information 10 July 2017 *****
On Sunday 09 July 2017 at approximately 2343 hrs. Officers from Platoon A responded to the Turkey Hill at 870 Manor St. for a robbery that had just occurred. Officers were told that an unknown H/M entered the store. The suspect had something wrapped in a black tee shirt. The suspect pointed the implied weapon at the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store on foot with the loot.
The suspect was described as a Hispanic male, 30's, approximately 5'05" in height, 200 lbs. in weight, numerous tattoos on arms, last seen wearing a white tank top.
*****New Information 17 July 2017 *****
Through the course of the investigation, Det. Robert Whiteford was able to develop information on a suspect for the robbery. Det. Whiteford had obtained a warrant for the arrest of Aurelio Rivera Lopez M/43 of Strasburg, PA. Lopez was charged with (1) Count Robbery before MDJ Witkonis. Lopez already had a warrant through Pennsylvania State Parole.
On 15 July 2017 in the afternoon hours, Lopez was located and arrested by members of PSP Troop J. Lopez was turned over to Lancaster City Police and transported to the station for processing. Lopez was later arraigned and committed to LCP in lieu of $200,000 bail as well as the State Parole detainer.
All persons accused of a crime are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in court.