Killeen Police Department Makes Arrests in Aggravated Robbery.
On February 23 at 1:43 a.m., the Killeen Police Department responded to the 1400 block of Stephen Street in reference to an aggravated robbery. The initial investigation revealed that two unknown male suspects enter the home through an open bedroom window. There were three people in the house at the time: a 72-year-old male, a 74-year-old female, and a 16-year-old male.
When confronted one of the suspects struck the 72-year-old male resident in the head with a handgun. The suspects held the three residents at gunpoint as they stole electronics and money. They also stole the owner’s vehicle. The vehicle has been recovered.
The Killeen Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit, through their investigation were able to identify the suspects involved. The case was presented to the Bell County District Attorney’s office and a complaint was issued on both suspects charging Aggravated Robbery. On March 3, 2020, warrants for the two suspects were issued. The suspects are identified as Jason Lomas Jr., 17, of Killeen, and Jordan Xavier Bennett, 17, of Killeen.
On March 4, 2020, Lomas, Jr. was arrested on a warrant charging him with one count of Aggravated Robbery. He was arraigned by Justice of the Peace Bill Cooke and his bond was set at $100,000. He is currently in the Bell County Jail.
On March 5, 2020, Bennet was located in Marble Falls, Texas by the US Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force after he fled the area. He was arrested and is currently in the Burnett County Jail.
The Killeen Police Department would like to thank the citizens who quickly provided information that assisted the department in solving this crime and the US Marshal’s Lone Star Fugitive Task Force, who helped locate the suspects.
Commander Ronnie Supak
Killeen Police Department