Jefferson County, Co. – On August 20, 2010, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Walmart store located at 13240 W. Coal Mine Ave. in reference to an assault.
Three men exited the garden center of the store pushing a shopping cart containing stolen merchandise. The merchandise set off the alarm when they exited the door, and a Walmart employee attempted to stop the men on the sidewalk in front of the store.
One of the men hit the employee on the side of the head, knocking him face-first into the shopping cart and onto the ground. The employee suffered serious bodily injury in the attack.
Two of the three men have been arrested and are in custody in the Jefferson County Jail.
| The two arrested are:
| Joe Davide Lucero, DOB: 08-05-76
|| Jose Antonio Cruz, DOB: 07-21-91|
The third male is unidentified, and the Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him. He is described as a medium built Latino male with short dark hair. He was wearing a black t-shirt and dark pants. Surveillance photos shown below.
There was a fourth male involved who drove the get-away car. Surveillance film of him is not available.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is interested in hearing from anyone who may recognize this suspect or have information that may aid in the investigation. If you have information about this case, please call the Sheriff’s Office tip-line at 303-271-5612.
|Surveillance photographs of the unidentified suspect: |