Carlos Figueroa, 30, was charged with robbery after he was identified as the individual responsible for four separate robberies during investigations conducted by the Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, in conjunction with the Collingswood Police Department and Haddon Township Police Department.
The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit and Collingswood Police Department investigated two robberies that occurred within an hour of each other in the late evening hours of Monday, September 3, 2018 into Tuesday, September 4, 2018. On September 3rd at approximately 11:30 pm, the Gulf Gas Station located at 701 S. Crescent Blvd. Collingswood, NJ was robbed by a male armed with a knife. A short while later, the Dunkin Donuts located at 5 E. Crescent Blvd. Collingswood, NJ was robbed by male with the same description who was also armed with a knife. In both robberies, the male fled after taking an undisclosed amount of money.
A few days prior, on August 28, 2018, a man walked onto to the lot of Conoco Gas Station located at 500 South Crescent Boulevard in Haddon Township at approximately 4:03 a.m., brandished a knife at the gas station attendant and threatened him before taking an undisclosed amount of money from the register and fleeing the scene. Four days later, on Saturday, September 1st, a male matching the same description went to the same Conoco Gas station at approximately 12:01 a.m., brandished a knife at an attendant, then left with an undisclosed amount of money. Authorities were able to identify the man who robbed all four businesses in Collingswood and Haddon Township as Carlos Figueroa.
On September 6, 2018, Carlos Figueroa was located on the 1400 block of Bradley Avenue in Camden. Figueroa was charged with four counts of first degree armed robbery, as well as multiple counts of Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon for Unlawful purpose and Unlawful Possession of a Weapon. Figueroa was taken to the Collingswood Police Department where he was processed and remanded to the Camden County Correctional Facility pending a pretrial detention hearing. Under Criminal Justice Reform rules, the court may order he be detained pending trial or released with conditions.
All persons charged with criminal offenses are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law.
Released Friday, September 7, 2018.