Darth Vader Robbery Suspect Arrested

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Ferndale police have arrested a resident they say wore a plastic Darth Vader mask before pulling a butcher knife and robbing a convenience store.
Police in the Detroit suburb say the man fled Monday after demanding all the cash from the register.
Lt. William Wilson tells The Daily Tribune of Royal Oak the suspect goofed by putting on the mask while in range of a store surveillance camera.
Forty-one-year-old Jamie C. Hernandez was arraigned Thursday. District Court Magistrate James Brennan set his bond at $50,000.
Hernandez was in the county Thursday night, and it wasn't known if he has a lawyer.
Wilson says Hernandez got the mask from one of his children.


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  • by Anonymous on Sep 17, 2010 at 10:05 AM
    Another detroit story, but they can not get any local stories that appear in the paper.
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