Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Shiprock Restaurant
|FBI Albuquerque December 15, 2012|
Eddie Shirley, 27, of Shiprock, was arrested Friday, December 14, 2012, in connection with the November 29, 2012, armed robbery of the Sonic Drive-In in Shiprock.
Shirley is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Albuquerque on Monday.
At approximately 11:45 p.m. on November 29, two individuals entered the restaurant on Highway 491 as it was closing.
Witnesses say one robber carried an AK-47-type assault rifle.
The robbers fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The investigation is continuing.
This case is a joint investigation by the FBI and Navajo Department of Criminal Investigations in Shiprock.