Early this morning, Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies, Major Crimes Detectives and SWAT Team served a search warrant at a residence in the 17500 block of East Indiana in Spokane Valley.
The search warrant was granted after Major Crimes Detective Darin Staley developed information to identify one of the suspects as 18-year-old Myles C. Siegel. Detective Staley, working with the store owner, and with tips received after the media coverage of the surveillance video was aired, pieced together the information to identify and arrest Siegel.
At approximately 5:45 a.m., SWAT Team members served the search warrant at Siegel’s residence on Indiana and successfully took him into custody without incident.
At approximately 10:20 a.m., the second suspect in the robbery, a 13-year-old male juvenile, was taken into custody without incident at a residence in the 18600 block of East Bridgeport by Major Crimes Detectives.
Detectives recovered multiple firearms, to include a Ruger .44 Magnum Super Blackhawk and a Glock 32 .357, believed to be used in the robbery as well as clothing the suspects wore.
Siegel was transported and booked into the Spokane County Jail for Robbery 1st Degree. The juvenile was transported and booked into the Spokane County Detention Facility for Robbery 1st Degree.
Original Press Release, May 13, 2016:
Armed Robbery at Hico Village on Barker Road
On May 13, 2016, at approximately 3:40 a.m., Spokane Valley Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an Armed Robbery at Hico Village located at 1201 N. Barker Road in Spokane Valley. Investigators are attempting to identify the suspects and are asking for the public’s help.
Witnesses stated two white males entered the store with handguns and demanded cigarettes and money. The suspects, who had their faces covered, fled the location on foot after the employee complied with their demands.
Suspect #1 was described as a white male, 5’11”, wearing a grey “hoodie”, shorts and possibly has reddish, “frizzy” hair.
Suspect #2 was described as a white male, 6’00”, approximately 220 lbs, wearing a black shirt, vest and cowboy hat, blue jeans and dark boots.
The suspects fled on foot but may be associated with a dark colored SUV, possibly a dark green or black Jeep Cherokee or Ford Explorer.
During this robbery, the suspects displayed and pointed their weapons at the employee and they should be considered dangerous.
Anyone who can help identify these suspects, or has information regarding this incident, is asked to call Crime Check at 509-456-2233 or 911.