3 charged in Rainbow Town jewellery retailer housebreaking; FBI and ATF proceeding investigation


3 folks face fees in reference to a housebreaking Monday morning at a Rainbow Town jewellery retailer that first got here to mild when any person passing by way of seen that “one thing didn’t glance proper,” in line with Police Leader Camp Yancey.

That decision to police resulted in a chase, a seek and to 3 folks being charged in reference to the break-in.


  • Carlos Ignacio Almarza Plaza, 27: charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree housebreaking; bond is ready at $2 million money.

  • Jorge Alexis Munoz Carrasco, 27: charged with first-degree robbery and third-degree housebreaking; bond is ready at $2 million money

  • Antonio Alejandro Fuenzalida Barrera, 38: charged with conspiracy to dedicate first-degree robbery, first-degree robbery and third-degree housebreaking; bond is ready at $3 million.

The decision, made at about 7 a.m. Monday, reported two males noticed sporting what gave the look to be products from the shop, positioned on Whorton Bend Highway close to Alabama Freeway 77, and getting into a automobile.

The caller adopted the automobile from a protected distance and contacted regulation enforcement. Southside police noticed and pursued the automobile in a chase that in the long run ended on Alabama Freeway 77 within the Cherry Boulevard space in Ohatchee.

The suspects fled into the woods, and a couple of regulation enforcement businesses helped to arrange a fringe for a K9 seek. When canine did not flip them up, the Alabama Legislation Enforcement Company supplied an aerial seek with its helicopter and UAV unit.

The quest persevered thru noon, however at about 3 p.m. Monday, police were given a decision about two folks matching the suspects’ description strolling down Alabama Freeway 77 within the space the place the lads fled on foot. One was once apprehended then; the opposite once more fled into the woods.

At about 1 a.m., Rainbow Town police had been notified {that a} conceivable suspect have been positioned by way of St. Clair County deputies, strolling down Greensport Highway in St. Clair County. Detectives made touch with the person, made up our minds he was once one of the vital housebreaking suspects and arrested him.

Rainbow Town detectives interviewed and arrested every other suspect Friday, whom they imagine additionally was once concerned within the housebreaking.

All 3 had been booked into the Etowah County prison.

Yancey mentioned the FBI and ATF are actively concerned within the ongoing investigation, and there’s a chance the suspects are inquisitive about different crimes in different jurisdictions. He mentioned detectives imagine maximum if no longer the entire assets taken within the break-in has been recovered.

This newsletter at the beginning gave the impression on The Gadsden Occasions: Rainbow Town jewellery break-in: 3 charged, different crimes suspected