5 Suspects arrested in robbery spree

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Surveillance from jewelry store robbery in Chandler By Jennifer Thomas Surveillance from jewelry store robbery in Chandler By Jennifer Thomas
Ruben R. Mendietta By Jennifer Thomas Ruben R. Mendietta By Jennifer Thomas
Jose Solis By Jennifer Thomas Jose Solis By Jennifer Thomas
Andrew Bochinclonny By Jennifer Thomas Andrew Bochinclonny By Jennifer Thomas
Ishmael Luna By Jennifer Thomas Ishmael Luna By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX -- Police officers have arrested five suspects believed to be responsible for armed robberies at several Valley stores since August.

Phoenix police say between Aug. 5 and Oct. 14, armed suspects entered several Valley stores, primarily cellular phone stores, demanding money and other property from victims.

According to Chandler police, three of the suspects held two employees at gunpoint while they stole trays of jewelry from Nancy's Jewelry and Clothing at Arizona Avenue and Ray Road on Oct. 26.

Ruben R. Mendietta, 26, Andrew Bochinclonny, 29, and Jose Solis, 21, were arrested after that robbery.

Ishmael Luna, 23, and Jocy Martinez, 26, were later arrested and all five were booked into jail.