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For Immediate Release

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January 14, 2014 Juan F. Lara, Deputy U.S. Marshal
Southern District of Texas (956) 683-2400
U.S. Marshals Task Force Arrest Robbery Suspect in McAllen, TX

McAllen, TX – The United States Marshals-multi agency led Gulf Coast Violent Offenders Fugitive Task Force (GCVOFTF) announces the arrest of Luis Humberto Olivo.

Olivo, 27, is wanted by the McAllen Police Department on three separate counts of aggravated robbery.

It is alleged that Jan. 10, Olivo walked into an Aziz convenience store and held the store clerk at gunpoint as he demanded money. Olivo then pointed the handgun at the surveillance camera and fired the weapon.

On Jan. 11, Olivo approached two victims at an apartment complex near the 800 block of W. Walnut Ave. He pointed a handgun at the victims and demanded their money.

Later that same evening, Olivo walked into a Stripes convenience store near the 1600 block of N. 10th St. and brandished a handgun at the store clerk. He took a cylinder of money from the safe and fled on foot.

On Jan. 13, investigators with the McAllen Police Department and members of the GCVOFTF arrested Olivo near the intersection of S. 23rd St. and Expressway 83. Olivo was subsequently transported to the McAllen Police Department where he is currently held pending the outcome of his case.

The GCVOFTF is a team comprised of law enforcement officers from the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Department, ICE/Deportation and Removal Operations, McAllen PD, Mission PD, San Juan PD, Starr County Sheriff’s Department, TDCJ Office of Inspector General, Texas Department of Public Safety, U.S. Marshals Service and Weslaco PD.

Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.

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