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Suspect arrested for robbery at the Walmart in Garden City

Police said the man was responsible for two separate robberies.

GARDEN CITY, Idaho — The Garden City Police (GCP) have arrested a suspect in a robbery that happened at the Garden City Walmart on Thursday, Aug. 3. They also said he was responsible for two other robberies in the past few weeks. Police arrested 55-year-old Warren Shawn of Garden City on Sunday, Aug. 6. 

GCP said around 11:30 p.m., Boise City Police found a truck at 6001 Cassia St., that had been reported stolen and when Shawn was confronted, he ran from police, drove recklessly through a high school field, crashed and tried to run again.

He has been booked into the Ada County Jail and charged with two counts of robbery, attempted robbery, eluding police in a vehicle, resisting arrest and grand theft. Police said he is also on parole, and they think a warrant will also be issued by the Idaho Department of Connections. His arraignment is scheduled for Aug., 7 at 1:30 p.m. 

According to police, a person entered the Walmart on Aug. 3 around 9:30 a.m., went up to a worker and demanded money. 

Police said they then ran from the store with an undisclosed amount of money. They were driving a white GMC pickup that was stolen from Atkinson Mirror and Glass in Boise. It has license plate number 1A 203LP.

Anyone with any information, or who might be able to identify the person is asked to call the police. Police said if anyone sees the person, they should call 911. 

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