Meat market and liquor store robbery accomplice arrested

Alfonso Tamez Jr.

A second suspect has been arrested believed to have been involved in two recent robberies.

Authorities believe Alfonso Tamez Jr. was driving the getaway car in the liquor store and meat market robbery.

The liquor store was robbed at gunpoint on January 4. The suspect fired a round at the ceiling before stealing $1,000.

Aguilar Meat Market was also robbed. The suspects threatened the cleark wit ha gun and make off cash.

San Juan Police said that U.S. Marshalls and Alamo police helped with the arrest.

The video surveillance played a major role in tracking down the suspect.

Authorities said several Crime Stoppers tips also helped with the investigation.

The 22-year-old was arraigned on Saturday.

Another man was arrested on Thursday. Reynaldo Vasquez was charged with aggravated kidnapping, aggravated robbery and evading arrest.