HIALEAH (CBSMiami) – Police have made three arrests in connection to two separate armed robberies in Hialeah.
Anthony Polanco, 22, and Alexis Feria, 21, are each charged with two counts of armed robbery and one count of armed kidnapping.
Jordan Graibe, 20, is charged with armed robbery after police said he was the getaway car driver in the second robbery.
Last Saturday, around 8:30 a.m., Polanco and Feria were at Hialeah Park Casino and asked a valet, who’ve they know for several years, for a ride home.
According to the arrest report, once inside his car, Polanco and Feria forced him at gun point to drive back to the casino where they told the to steal to take money from the valet parking cash box.
Approximately $350 was stolen.
Investigators said the suspects forced him to drive to a gas station ATM in Miami and withdrew money from his account.
They then tied him up and left him in his car at NW 18 Court and 24th Street in Miami, the arrest report After Polanco and Alexis drove off in a taxi, the man was able to untie himself and call the police.
On Tuesday, October 1st, around 10:00pm, Polanco and Feria reportedly robbed a man using an ATM at the Bank of America, located at 900 West 49th Street, in Hialeah.
Polanco and Feria took off in a waiting Volkswagen driven by 20-year old Jordan Graibe, according to police.
Hialeah detectives said they found Polanco and Feria hiding out at the Hialeah Motel, located at 555 SE Okeechobee Road.
“This could have been the start of a crime spree,” police Sgt. Eddie Rodriguez said. “Like a modern day Bonnie and Clyde.
Graibe was located at his Hialeah home.
Sgt. Rodriguez said the firearms brandished during the robberies were found in Graibe’s home.
Polanco and Feria were charged with armed robbery and kidnapping. Graibe was charged with armed robbery.
Graibe cried in court when the judge mentioned his mother.
All three are being held without bond.
Their cases were reset for Thursday after each suspect said they’d hire a private attorney.