YCSO: Armed robbery suspect arrested in Black Canyon City

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Donald Cruse, 24, arrested on armed robbery charges. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office) Donald Cruse, 24, arrested on armed robbery charges. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
Donald Cruse, 24, arrested on armed robbery charges. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office) Donald Cruse, 24, arrested on armed robbery charges. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
Surveillance video shows a suspect robbing a convenience store in Black Canyon City on Dec. 20, 2017. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office) Surveillance video shows a suspect robbing a convenience store in Black Canyon City on Dec. 20, 2017. (Source: Yavapai County Sheriff's Office)
BLACK CANYON CITY, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Yavapai County Sheriff's Office detectives arrested a suspect who was wanted for armed robbery in Black Canyon City Tuesday.

According to YCSO the suspect, 24-year-old Donald Cruse, was wanted for the Dec. 20 armed robbery of a 76 gas station in Black Canyon City. Cruse was identified as the suspect based on video surveillance and evidence left at the scene, YCSO said.

A YCSO detective saw Cruse walking down Bertha Street on Tuesday, Dec. 26.

The detective said Cruse was carrying a handgun in his waistband, a pair of brass knuckles in his pants pocket, the identification of another individual and a quantity of methamphetamine. 

Curse was arrested and booked into the Camp Verde Detention Center on charges including robbery by weapon, possession of a defaced deadly weapon and possession of a dangerous drug. 

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