Three charged for robbing gentlemen's club employees north of Donna
Wed, 30 Nov 2011 22:37:02 GMT —
Three members of the Valluco prison gang are back behind bars tonight after allegedly robbing several women at a gentlemen's club north of Donna.
Hidalgo County Sheriff TMs Office deputies arrested Jonathan Olvera, Eleazar Trevio and Juan Ramirez, on aggravated robbery charges early Wednesday morning.
The three men are accused of robbing three female employees using a handgun and a machete.
Sheriff Lupe Trevio said the men also pulled a gun on the club owner and pulled the trigger three times but nothing happened.
A deputy stopped the getaway car a few minutes later and found the women TMs money and items inside the vehicle.
Sheriff Trevio said investigators found the gun that was used during the robbery but learned it was actually a toy.
The sheriff said all three suspects are members of the Vallucos prison gang.
Investigators believed they acted alone but are looking to see if the suspects are responsible for other crimes in the area.
All three suspects appeared before a judge at the Hidalgo County Jail on Wednesday morning where were each given $100,000 dollar bonds.