Suspect arrested for casing, robbing in Tulare Co

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Investigators arrested a man wanted for casing and robbing several South Valley businesses.

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The Tulare County Sheriff's office says Luis Casillas was not only seen casing businesses before the crimes -- but he was also caught on camera during the crime. Casillas was arrested Tuesday morning in Porterville.

Investigators say he robbed a recycling business in Earlimart on Saturday afternoon. Deputies say Casillas showed the worker a handgun and demanded money.

In all, Casillas was arrested with a total of five crimes.

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