A Plano resident with the initials D.M. was recently arrested after stealing a car from an off-duty police officer. The individual approached the off-duty officer at a convenience store on East Plano parkway. D.M. allegedly had a gun when he threatened a woman and took her keys. He then drove away in her car, unaware that her gun and badge were inside. The Plano Police SWAT Team was able to recover her car and all the stolen items on Saturday. They also took D.M. into custody.
He is currently awaiting his trial in a local jail. He has been charged with aggravated robbery because he threatened the officer during the arrest. The Dallas Police Department says that the off-duty officer was robbed early on Friday morning at about 3:30 a.m. The crime occurred at a RaceTrac gas station that is located on the 600 block of East Plano Parkway and just east of the Central Expressway in Plano. The female officer says that she was getting gas when she was approached. The vehicle stolen as the officer's personal car. It was a black 2011 Nissan Versa hatchback.
Theft and robbery are considered serious. When weapons are involved, the penalties affiliated with the penalties affiliated with this crime get even higher. If you have been charged with aggravated robbery, you may face a first degree felony charge. This means that you may be sent to prison for between five and 99 years in a state prison, or may be forced to pay up to $10,000 in fines. If you want more information about aggravated robbery, or if you need a defense attorney to assist you in your case, then don't hesitate to contact the firm and get a Plano criminal defense attorney on your side today. With the right attorney there to help you, you can trust that you are getting adequate representation and are doing everything possible to receive a better outcome in your case.