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Arrest Made in Armed Robbery of Shiprock Restaurant

FBI Albuquerque December 15, 2012
  • Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher (505) 889-1438

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.