Arrest Made In West Ellicott Armed Robbery



WEST ELLICOTT – Police have made an arrest in connection with an armed robbery at the Keystone Food Mart, 575 Fairmount Avenue, Wednesday. 

Luis M. Gonzalez, 26, was arrested by Jamestown Police and charged with first-degree robbery in connection with the case.

Ellicott Police Sergeant Matt Kubinski told WNYNewsNow that investigators used security video to identify the man. Kubinski believes a total of three suspects could be involved.



Investigators said a second suspect is in custody on an unrelated charge and more charges could be pending in relation to the armed robbery.

Image by Ellicott Police

Previously, Kubinski believed two Hispanic males entered the store with a weapon and displayed it before leaving the store in what, upon further review, appeared to be a small white car with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Kubinski said that the car appeared to head towards Jamestown.



Jamestown Police, the Metro Drug Task Force, Lakewood-Busti Police, and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to call Ellicott Police at 716-665-7083. Anonymous tips can be left at 716-241-9877.

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