Violent robbery suspect caught; Assistant Principal sentenced; Robbery suspect sought

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A violent armed robbery suspect has been caught.

18-year-old James Snyder allegedly pepper sprayed a convenience store clerk in Mammoth after holding him up with a semi-auto pistol.

An officer in Mammoth found Snyder in town and took him in for questioning. Snyder is now charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. He was suspected in a similar crime. If you know anything Mammoth Police would still like to hear from you.


Prison time for a former assistant principal after he pleaded guilty to sexual conduct with a minor.

39-year-old Adrian Noriega was arrested in April after Tucson after a 14-year-old student from Apollo Middle School accused him of having a sexual relationship with her three years ago.

Noriega pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual conduct with a minor. His sentencing is scheduled for September.


Tucson police released pictures of a man who they say robbed a downtown bank last week.

Police say the man held up the Chase Bank at Stone Avenue and Congress Street last Friday. According to officers, the suspect presented a teller with a note demanding money, then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

There was no information on which direction he went.