On 05/24/2022 at approximately 8:41 a.m., the Opelika Police Department received a call of a robbery that just occurred at Valero, located at 2400 Westpoint Parkway. The victim provided information that the suspects, two Hispanic males, were armed and traveling in a White Jeep SUV. Responding officers soon located a vehicle matching the description traveling on Interstate 85 Southbound near Exit 62. Upon contact, Officers discovered that the vehicle was occupied by two Hispanic males. Upon further investigation, 20-year-old Luis Angel Cardenas from Texas and a 17-year-old juvenile were arrested for Robbery, First Degree.
This case remains under investigation and additional charges are pending. If you have any information on this case, please contact the Opelika Police Department Detective Division at (334) 705-5220 or the Secret Witness Hotline at (334) 745-8665. Tips can be submitted through our Opelika Police Mobile App. You may wish to remain anonymous.