Arrest made in several armed robberies across El Paso County

Arrest photo for  Samuel Abel Cordova-Barre
Arrest photo for Samuel Abel Cordova-Barre(Colorado Springs Police Department)
Published: Jan. 28, 2022 at 9:48 AM MST
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EL PASO COUNTY, Colo. (KKTV) - A man is in police custody in connection with multiple armed robberies in Colorado Springs, Fountain, and Monument.

CSPD detectives were able to identify the suspect as 19-year-old Samuel Abel Cordova-Barre (pictured above). He was arrested by the CSPD Tactical Enforcement Unit on January 13 near North Powers Boulevard and South Carefree Circle. Cordova was charged with one count of kidnapping, eight counts of aggravated robbery, and one count of attempted aggravated robbery.

The robberies included:

  • 12/11/2021 Holiday Inn Express, 3431 Cinema Point
  • 12/22/2021 Homewood Suites, 9130 Explorer Drive
  • 12/22/2021 Circle K, 5553 Austin Bluffs Parkway
  • 01/03/2022 Hilton Garden Inn, 2035 Aerotech Drive
  • 01/06/2022 Holiday Inn Express, 1815 Aeroplaza Drive
  • 01/06/2022 Holiday Inn Express, 4435 Venetucci Boulevard (Fountain)
  • 01/06/2022 Spring Hill Suites, 1570 Newport Road
  • 01/13/2022 Embassy Suites, 7290 Commerce Drive
  • 01/13/2022 Kum N Go, 17970 Knollwood Drive (Monument)
  • 01/13/2022 Fairfield Inn, 15275 Struthers Road (Monument)
  • 01/13/2022 Double Tree Hotel, 1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard

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