• October 29, 2014

Killeen man charged with robbery

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, August 27, 2013 4:30 am

Police arrested an 18-year-old Killeen man after he reportedly used a pellet gun to hold up a local couple for an iPhone.

Omar Martin Nestor was arraigned in a Killeen courtroom Monday on robbery charges by Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin.

According to police reports, Nestor met with a woman and her husband Sunday under the pretense of buying a white iPhone with a cracked screen the two had listed on Craigslist. Nestor met with the couple at the Pleaseant View Mobile Home Park in the 300 block of South Amy Lane in Harker Heights using a fake name.

When the couple allowed him to examine the phone, Nestor allegedly pulled out a gun and pointed it at the man’s head. Nestor fled the scene after the man pulled out his own firearm.

Nestor was found by Harker Heights Police Department officers in a nearby mobile home park and was taken into custody. Police also found Nestor’s backpack, which contained clothes, the iPhone and a pellet gun that “looked very much like a firearm,” according to police reports.

Nestor’s bail was set at $100,000.

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.

Featured Events