Two accused of luring robbery victims with fake iPad ad on Craigslist

Dec 26, 2011 By Mitch Mitchell

Police have arrested two men who are suspected of robbing people at gunpoint after luring them to a restaurant parking lot with fake ads on Craigslist.

Anthony Paige, 17, of Crowley, Texas, and Kentha McDowell, 30, of Fort Worth, Texas, each face a charge of aggravated . Bond for McDowell was set at $35,000, and bond for Paige was set at $50,000.

Paige and McDowell were arrested in connection with the robbery of three men who arrived at a restaurant parking lot Nov. 30 in Fort Worth expecting to buy an , a police report said.

When the three men met the sellers, the suspects refused to meet inside, the report said.

The men told police that the suspects pulled a gun on them and took cash and personal items and then drove away, the report said.

An was issued for McDowell. Officers surrounded his house on East Mulkey Street about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday and arrested him without incident.

About the same time, officers saw Paige go into his grandparents' house next door, and he was arrested him as well, police said.

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RonPaul1
1 / 5 (1) Dec 26, 2011
When will Negroids get more cortical neurons in their brain? When will they change the shape of their nasal sill? :-/

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