CRIME

Couple accused of staged armed robbery

Staff reports
Police suspect a desk clerk and her boyfriend staged an armed robbery at the Supreme Inn & Suites, located at 2539 W. Hwy. 30, Gonzales.

Gonzales police arrested a woman and her boyfriend for allegedly staging an armed robbery.

Savetria Martin, who is a desk clerk at the Supreme Inn on Hwy. 30, reported to authorities that a man robbed her at gunpoint, according to police.

After reviewing a surveillance video, detectives discovered a book bag used to hide the money which was left behind, police said.

They looked inside and found a bus ticket with the name Nicholas Fobbs, who was identified as Martin’s boyfriend, according to police.

Martin reportedly confessed to the staged incident and both were charged with felony theft.

Savetria Martin