Harlingen man linked to second case in June robbery spree

Christopher Michael Cabriales

A 19-year-old Harlingen man is back behind bars after being linked to another crime in an armed robbery spree back in June.

Harlingen police arrested Christopher Michael Cabriales on an aggravated robbery and engaging in an organized criminal activity charges on Wednesday.

Investigators told Action 4 News that Cabriales and 17-year-old Jose Alfredo Rivera were arrested for an armed robbery back on June 9th.

The two men used a gun to rob a portable Sony Play Station from a 15-year-old boy.

But police linked Cabriales, Rivera and 20-year-old Saul McDonald to another armed robbery that same night.

The three were accused of using a gun to rob $60 dollars in cash from a 14-year-old boy walking off High Street and Rio Hondo Road.

Police arrested McDonald and Rivera for the Rio Hondo Road case back on June 22nd.

Authorities charged Cabriales for the crime on Wednesday where he was issued $150,000 dollars in bonds.