Phoenix man charged in robbery spree in California and Arizona

A Phoenix man was charged Monday on suspicion of firing at federal brokers and robbing 9 shops in Southern California and not less than one in Arizona inside a three-week interval.

During the robbery spree, which started on July 31, Samuel Sven Smith, 26, is suspected to have robbed 10 shops, together with 9 PetSmart shops, in keeping with a filed affidavit. Smith was arrested on Saturday after a robbery at a PetSmart retailer in Rancho Cucamonga, California, ended in a high-speed chase, officers mentioned.

Smith used a definite purse and pointed a gun at staff on the money register, in keeping with a U.S Department of Justice information launch. The complete lack of the companies was estimated at about $7,091. 

According to the Justice Department, on the day of his arrest, Smith observed regulation enforcement approaching him, and he fired at an unmarked automobile of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

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