Friday, July 16, 2004

Teens Arrested In LaBelle

Alleged Attempted Murder/Robbery
Hendry County deputies arrested 19-year-old Joey Hamby and 18-year-old
Miguel Diaz, on charges of Armed Robbery. Last Sunday morning at
approximately 8:40 am, Hendry County Deputies were dispatched to Kuntry
Kubbard, 5479 SR 29, South, after receiving a call reporting an armed
Upon arriving on scene deputies were told by Pedro Enriquez, that two men
wearing masks and armed with firearms entered the store demanding money.
Before leaving the store, the suspects turned and fired three times at
Enriquez. Enriquez in fear for his own safety and that of the store
employees was able to arm himself with his handgun and was able to defend
himself. No one was injured.
The suspects removed approximately $2,400.00 from the store and fled the
scene. The suspects were seen leaving the parking lot in a Lincoln LS.
Through intensive investigation, investigators and deputies were able to
locate both men and take them into custody.
Both Hamby and Diaz are being held in the Hendry County Jail and charged
with 1 cnt. Attempted Murder, 1 cnt. Armed Robbery with a firearm, 1 cnt.
grand theft, and 1 cnt of person engaged in criminal offense having a

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