K-9 Catches Armed Robbery Suspect Red Handed

July 14, 2017

An armed robbery suspect was caught red-handed Wednesday by an Escambia County K-9.

According to investigators, 28-year old Nicholas Anthony Imperial walked into the Smart Fill convenience store  about 8:30 p.m. He was wearing a scarf around his face as he pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money. When deputies arrived on scene,  they used K-9 Django to help track the suspect.

The K-9 found Imperial hiding behind the Maxwell Apartments, they also found the gun he used and the stolen cash. Imperial was arrested and charged with robbery with a firearm or other deadly weapon, use or display of weapon during a felony, and wearing a mask or hood during an armed robbery. He was being held in the Escambia County Jail with bond set at $55,000.


2 Responses to “K-9 Catches Armed Robbery Suspect Red Handed”

  1. Pensacola Pete on July 14th, 2017 9:49 am

    “they used K-9 Django to help track the suspect”

    I guess Django was unchained!

    Good job leo!

  2. mike on July 14th, 2017 6:21 am

    north e st. smart fill, up somewhere else if you are :)

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