74-year-old Gilbert man arrested for robbery - East Valley Tribune: Gilbert

74-year-old Gilbert man arrested for robbery

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, February 7, 2013 4:33 pm | Updated: 3:17 pm, Tue Feb 12, 2013.

Authorities say a 74-year-old man is in custody for allegedly robbing a fast-food restaurant in Gilbert.

Gilbert police say James Richard Miletta is jailed on $48,000 bond.

They say the Gilbert man allegedly walked into a Burger King restaurant about 3 p.m. Wednesday and told the cashier he was having a bad day.

Miletta allegedly was brandishing a handgun and demanded the money in the register.

Police say the cashier complied and Miletta left the business with an undisclosed amount of money.

Witnesses told police that Miletta drove away and officers pulled him over minute later and he was arrested without incident.

Police say the handgun was recovered along with the stolen money stolen.

Authorities didn't immediately know Thursday if Miletta has a lawyer yet.

© 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

  • Discuss

Attorney General Forum - Question 1

Attorney General candidates Republican Mark Brnovich and Democrat Felecia Rotellini debate at ...

Your Az Jobs